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Definition of Plot


  1. A small extent of ground; a plat; as, a garden plot.
  2. A plantation laid out.
  3. A plan or draught of a field, farm, estate, etc., drawn to a scale.
  4. To make a plot, map, pr plan, of; to mark the position of on a plan; to delineate.
  5. Any scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy; an intrigue; as, the Rye-house Plot.
  6. A share in such a plot or scheme; a participation in any stratagem or conspiracy.
  7. Contrivance; deep reach of thought; ability to plot or intrigue.
  8. A plan; a purpose.
  9. In fiction, the story of a play, novel, romance, or poem, comprising a complication of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
  10. To form a scheme of mischief against another, especially against a government or those who administer it; to conspire.
  11. To contrive a plan or stratagem; to scheme.
  12. To plan; to scheme; to devise; to contrive secretly.
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Plot Translations

plot in Dutch is machinatie, intrige, konkelarij
plot in French is tracent, tracer, parcelle, conspiration, tracez
plot in German is graf.darstellen, Handlung, Entwurf, aufzeichnen
plot in Italian is congiura, parcella, complotto
plot in Latin is coniuro, coniuratio, insidiae
plot in Portuguese is lote
plot in Spanish is parcela, complot