plural of plot

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1 a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends
  • the Secret Service uncovered just in time a plot to assassinate the President

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2 a small area of usually open land
  • grew vegetables in a little plot

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3 a small piece of land that is developed or available for development
  • subdivided the old farm into plots for tract houses

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4 the unfolding of events in a dramatic or literary work
  • wrote novels in which the plot was always subordinate to the characterizations

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present tense third-person singular of plot

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to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends
  • mobsters were caught plotting to take over the company

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“Plots.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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