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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
plant (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to put or set in the ground for growth - plant seeds
b) to set or sow with seeds or - plants
c) - implant
2.
a) - establish institute
b) - colonize settle
c) to place (animals) in a new locality
d) to stock with animals
3.
a) to place in or on the ground
b) to place firmly or forcibly - planted a hard blow on his chin
4.
a) - conceal
intransitive verb
b) to covertly place for discovery, publication, or dissemination to plant something
plant (noun)
1.
a) a young tree, vine, shrub, or herb or suitable for - planted planting
b) any of a kingdom (Plantae) of multicellular eukaryotic mostly photosynthetic organisms typically lacking locomotive movement or obvious nervous or sensory organs and possessing cellulose cell walls
2.
a) the land, buildings, machinery, apparatus, and fixtures employed in carrying on a trade or an industrial business
b) a factory or workshop for the manufacture of a particular product , also - power plant
c) the total facilities available for production or service
d) the buildings and other physical equipment of an institution
3.
an act of planting
4.
something or someone planted
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
plant (noun)
a building or set of buildings for the manufacturing of goods
SYNONIMS:
manufactory, mill, plant, shop, works, workshop
RELATED WORDS:
sweatshop; atelier, studio, workplace, workroom; yard
plant (verb)
1.
to put or set into the ground to grow
SYNONIMS:
drill, put in, seed, sow
RELATED WORDS:
bed; replant, transplant; broadcast, scatter; pot; overseed, reseed
NEAR ANTONYMS:
gather, harvest, reap
plant (verb)
2.
to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
SYNONIMS:
begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, introduce, launch, pioneer, plant, set up, start
RELATED WORDS:
author, father, originate; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), create, devise, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, produce, think (up); construct, put up; develop, enlarge, expand; endow, finance, fund, subsidize; arrange, organize, systematize, systemize; refound, reinitiate, reinstitute, relaunch
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off out), wind up, wrap up
close (down), phase out, shut (up)
plant (verb)
3.
to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set
SYNONIMS:
breed, enroot, inculcate, infix, inseminate, instill, plant, sow
RELATED WORDS:
drive, hammer, pound; embed ( imbed), entrench ( intrench), fix, lodge, root; imbue, infuse, ingrain ( engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse
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