1 a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start" [syn: secret plan, game]
2 a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch" [syn: plot of ground, patch]
3 the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
4 a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object
1 plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow fo the government"
2 make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how things work or how they are constructed [syn: diagram]
3 make a plat of; "Plat the town" [syn: plat] [also: plotting, plotted]plotted adj : planned in advance; "with malice aforethought" [syn: aforethought(ip), planned]plotted See plot
- past of plot
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