Definition of 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"
  • an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
  • (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    - plant life
  • buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
    - industrial plant


  • put firmly in the mind
    "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
  • 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"
  • place into a river
    "plant fish"
  • set up or lay the groundwork for
    "establish a new department"
  • fix or set securely or deeply
    "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"
    "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
  • put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
    "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
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Word games points for the Plant

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Unscramble plant

25 unscramble word found using the letters plant.

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