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planting

 
Noun planting has 3 senses
  1. planting - the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
    --1 is a kind of
    placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement
    Derived form: verb plant2
  2. planting - a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area; "the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner"
    --2 is a kind of
    collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
  3. planting - putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow; "the planting of corn is hard work"
    --3 is a kind of
    farming, agriculture, husbandry
    --3 has particulars: insemination
    Derived form: verb plant1
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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