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plant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plant

  1. a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods a furniture plant that employs hundreds of people Synonyms manufactory, mill, factory, shop, works, workshopRelated Words sweatshop; atelier, studio, workplace, workroom; yard


plant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plant

  1. 1 to put or set into the ground to grow I'll plant the marigold seeds in the spring Synonyms drill, put in, seed, sow Related Words bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseed Near Antonyms gather, harvest, reap

  2. 2 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of soon the sect had planted churches across the breadth of the colony Synonyms begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, found, set up, startRelated Words author, father, originate; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), create, devise, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, produce, think (up); construct, put up; develop, enlarge, expand; endow, finance, fund, subsidize; arrange, organize, systematize, systemize; refound, reinitiate, reinstitute, relaunchNear Antonyms abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off or out), wind up, wrap upAntonyms close (down), phase out, shut (up)

  3. 3 to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set a profound respect for Mother Nature that had been planted by long experience with hurricanes Synonyms breed, enroot, inculcate, infix, inseminate, instill, implant, sowRelated Words drive, hammer, pound; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), fix, lodge, root; imbue, infuse, ingrain (also engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse


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