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Synonyms for plot

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Wiktionary3.4 / 5 votes

  1. plotnoun

    The general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events.

    They had plotted a robbery.


  2. plotnoun

    To trace out (a graph or diagram).

    They plotted the number of edits per day.


  3. plotverb

    To mark (a point on a graph, chart, etc).

    Every five minutes they plotted their position.

    scheme, conspiracy

  4. plotverb

    To conceive a crime, misdeed, etc.

    They were plotting against the king.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plotnoun

    scheme, plan, stratagem, combination, conspiracy, machination

  2. plotverb

    devise, concoct, conspire, contrive, frame, batch, pluck

Princeton's WordNet2.8 / 5 votes

  1. plot, secret plan, gamenoun

    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"

    secret plan, plot of ground, biz, patch, plot of land, game

  2. plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patchnoun

    a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

    "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"

    speckle, patch, dapple, bandage, fleck, eyepatch, temporary hookup, darn, mend, maculation, game, piece, secret plan, while, plot of land, spot, spell, plot of ground

  3. plotnoun

    the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.

    "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"

    secret plan, plot of ground, patch, plot of land, game

  4. plotverb

    a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object

    secret plan, plot of ground, patch, plot of land, game

  5. plotverb

    plan secretly, usually something illegal

    "They plotted the overthrow of the government"

    plat, diagram

  6. diagram, plotverb

    make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed

    plat, diagram

  7. plat, plotverb

    make a plat of

    "Plat the town"

    plat, diagram

  8. plotverb

    devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet)

    "the writer is plotting a new novel"

    plat, diagram

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. conspire

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plotnoun

    plat, piece of ground

  2. plotnoun

    plan (of a piece of land), draught, sketch, outline

  3. plotnoun

    scheme (especially for a bad purpose), stratagem, conspiracy, intrigue, cabal, machination

  4. plotverb

    plan (for some mischief), scheme, contrive, lay a plan, form a plot

  5. plotverb

    plan (as something mischievous), concoct, contrive, project, devise, frame, brew, hatch, compass

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. plotnoun

    conspiracy, intrigue, machination, cabal, complot, plat, imbroglio (complicated plot)

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  2. plotverb

    conspire, intrigue, cabal, complot, machinate, scheme

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How to use plot in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    Show of hands -- how many feds in the crowd ? I just wanted to make sure there wasn't some sort of, you know, federal kidnapping plot, you know, Gretchen Whitmer knew about it months in advance. But you know what, if we can get good PR from it, we can pretend like it's real.

  2. Nicola Fox:

    Anyone who knew Dr. Astrophysicist Eugene Parker, knew that he was a visionary, i was honored to stand with him at the launch of Parker Solar Probe and have loved getting to share with him all the exciting science results, seeing his face light up with every new image and data plot I showed him. I will sincerely miss his excitement and love for Parker Solar Probe. Even though Astrophysicist Eugene Parker is no longer with us, Astrophysicist Eugene Parker discoveries and legacy will live forever.

  3. Terry Smith:

    A company which feels it has to define the purpose of Hellmann's mayonnaise has in our view clearly lost the plot.

  4. Joseph Votel:

    When I say,' we have defeated them,' I want to ensure that means they do not have the capability to plot or direct attacks against the Joseph Votel or our allies, they still have this very powerful ideology, so they can inspire.

  5. James McKay:

    People are naturally drawn toward disasters as stories. If you don't have any jeopardy, you don't really have a plot, if everything's going well, there's not much dramatic tension.

Translations for plot

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  • حبكة, مؤامرةArabic
  • trama, conspirar, traçar, complot, gràfica, marjal, traçada, terreny, solar, argument, marcar, planejar, conspiracióCatalan, Valencian
  • nákres, děj, obsah, výkres, parcela, spiknutíCzech
  • Komplott, ausarbeiten, Handlung, entwerfen, planen, plottenGerman
  • αγροτεμάχιο, συνωμοσία, πλοκήGreek
  • komplotoEsperanto
  • diagrama, trazar, solar, plano, conspiración, argumento, tramar, trama, complot, conspirar, gráfica, loteSpanish
  • süžee, sündmustikEstonian
  • طرحPersian
  • merkitä, [[piirtää]] [[käyrä]], juoni, diagrammi, tulostaa, kuvio, juonia, tontti, suunnitella, palsta, juonitella, piirtää, salajuoni, plotata, käyrä, graafiFinnish
  • conspirer, diagramme, intrigue, complot, tracer, graphique, lopinFrench
  • marcáil, ceapachIrish
  • gnìomhadhScottish Gaelic
  • telek, cselekmény, földdarab, történetHungarian
  • սյուժեArmenian
  • brugga launráð, reitur, teikning, blettur, graf, lóð, kortleggja, skiki, ráðabruggIcelandic
  • complotto, cospirare, congiurare, ordito, diagramma, ordire, marcare, piano, tratto, intrigare, parcella, macchinazione, canovaccio, intrigo, tracciare, complottare, disegnare, appezzamento, trama, pianificare, lotto, congiura, schema, planimetria, tramare, macchinare, pezzo, cospirazione, graficoItalian
  • עלילהHebrew
  • プロットJapanese
  • შინაარსიGeorgian
  • 음모Korean
  • coniūrātiō, insidiaeLatin
  • whakangārahu, kaikaiwaiū, kara, kōrero kaioraora, pito whenua, whakatakoto kara, ngakingaMāori
  • samenzwering, grafiek, plotten, diagram, perceel, bedenken, plot, complotDutch
  • fabuła, wykres, spisek, działkaPolish
  • complô, diagrama, conceber, trama, lote, marcar, argumento, traçar, gráficoPortuguese
  • allwiyQuechua
  • subiect, urzi, complotRomanian
  • граф, делянка, сговор, сюжет, диаграмма, заговор, фабула, график, участок, наделRussian
  • kovati, snutiSerbo-Croatian
  • sammansvärjning, intrig, komplott, handling, konspireraSwedish
  • arsaTurkish
  • kế hoạch hoặc cốt truyệnVietnamese
  • 情节Chinese

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