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plant

 
Noun plant has 4 senses
  1. plant, works, industrial plant - buildings for carrying on industrial labor; "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
    --1 is a kind of building complex, complex
    --1 has particulars:
     bottling plant; distillery, still; factory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactory; mint; packinghouse, packing plant; recycling plant; refinery; saltworks; sewage disposal plant, disposal plant; smelter, smeltery
  2. plant, flora, plant life - a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    --2 is a kind of organism, being
    --2 is a member of Plantae, kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom
    --2 has parts: plant part, plant structure
    --2 has particulars:
     phytoplankton; endemic; plantlet; wilding; ornamental; pot plant; acrogen; apomict; aquatic; cryptogam; annual; biennial; perennial; escape; hygrophyte; neophyte; embryo; monocarp, monocarpic plant, monocarpous plant; sporophyte; gametophyte; fungus; houseplant; garden plant; vascular plant, tracheophyte; poisonous plant; air plant, epiphyte, aerophyte, epiphytic plant; rock plant; autophyte, autophytic plant, autotroph, autotrophic organism; myrmecophyte
    Derived form: verb plant1
  3. plant - something planted secretly for discovery by another; "the police used a plant to trick the thieves"; "he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant"
    --3 is a kind of
    contrivance, stratagem, dodge
    Derived form: verb plant5
  4. plant - an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
    --4 is a kind of
    actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player
Verb plant has 6 senses
  1. plant, set - put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
    --1 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived forms: noun plant2, noun planter3, noun planting3
    Sample sentence:
    They plant rye in the field
  2. implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
    --2 is one way to insert, infix, enter, introduce
    Derived form: noun planting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute - set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
    --3 is one way to initiate, pioneer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. plant - place into a river; "plant fish"
    --4 is one way to
    stock
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. plant - place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive; "Plant a spy in Moscow"; "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"
    --5 is one way to
    put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Derived form: noun plant3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  6. plant, implant - put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
    --6 is one way to communicate, pass on, pass, put across
    Sample sentence:
    They won't plant the story
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