plant 1 of 2

as in factory
a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods a furniture plant that employs hundreds of people

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2 of 2


as in to seed
to put or set into the ground to grow I'll plant the marigold seeds in the spring

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as in to breed
to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set a profound respect for Mother Nature that had been planted by long experience with hurricanes

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“Plant.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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