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Meaning & Definition of Plant in English

English

Plant

/plænt/

noun

1. Buildings for carrying on industrial labor

  • "They built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
    synonym:
  • plant
  • ,
  • works
  • ,
  • industrial plant

2. (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

    synonym:
  • plant
  • ,
  • flora
  • ,
  • plant life

3. An actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience

    synonym:
  • plant

4. 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"
    synonym:
  • plant

verb

1. Put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

  • "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
    synonym:
  • plant
  • ,
  • set

2. Fix or set securely or deeply

  • "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"
  • "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
    synonym:
  • implant
  • ,
  • engraft
  • ,
  • embed
  • ,
  • imbed
  • ,
  • plant

3. Set up or lay the groundwork for

  • "Establish a new department"
    synonym:
  • establish
  • ,
  • found
  • ,
  • plant
  • ,
  • constitute
  • ,
  • institute

4. Place into a river

  • "Plant fish"
    synonym:
  • plant

5. 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"
    synonym:
  • plant

6. Put firmly in the mind

  • "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
    synonym:
  • plant
  • ,
  • implant

Examples of using

It's an easy plant to grow.
The pineapple plant looks like a bush.
This plant is native to Canada.