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plot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plot

  1. 1 a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends the Secret Service uncovered just in time a plot to assassinate the President Synonyms of plot conspiracy, design, intrigue, machination, scheme Words Related to plot counterconspiracy, counterplot; frame-up; manipulation, subterfuge, trickery; artifice, contrivance, cover-up, dodge, draft, maneuver, stratagem, trick; cabal, confederacy, ring; game, gimmick, racket; ground plan, program, strategy, system; collusion, complicity, connivance, conniving, conspiration

  2. 2 a small area of usually open land grew vegetables in a little plot Synonyms of plot clearing, ground, lot, parcel, plat, field, tractWords Related to plot common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland

  3. 3 a small piece of land that is developed or available for development subdivided the old farm into plots for tract houses Synonyms of plot parcel, plat, lot, property, tractWords Related to plot patch; frontage; lease; development; real estate

  4. 4 the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work wrote novels in which the plot was always subordinate to the characterizations Synonyms of plot action, story, story lineWords Related to plot subplot; arc, development; design, outline, plan, scheme; argument, mythos, subject, theme


plot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plot

  1. to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends mobsters were caught plotting to take over the company Synonyms of plot collude, compass, connive, conspire, contrive, intrigue, machinate, put up, scheme Words Related to plot counterplot; brew, concoct, cook (up), devise, hatch; engineer, jockey, maneuver, manipulate; design, frame, lay out, map, plan, shape



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