Definitions for plant

Definitions for (noun) plant

Main entry: flora, plant, plant life

Definition: (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Main entry: plant, works, industrial plant

Definition: buildings for carrying on industrial labor

Usage: they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles

Main entry: plant

Definition: something planted secretly for discovery by another

Usage: the police used a plant to trick the thieves; he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant

Main entry: plant

Definition: an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience

Definitions for (verb) plant

Main entry: implant, plant

Definition: put firmly in the mind

Usage: Plant a thought in the students' minds

Main entry: plant

Definition: place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive

Usage: Plant a spy in Moscow; plant bugs in the dissident's apartment

Main entry: imbed, implant, plant, embed, engraft

Definition: fix or set securely or deeply

Usage: He planted a knee in the back of his opponent; The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Main entry: set, plant

Definition: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

Usage: Let's plant flowers in the garden

Main entry: plant, establish, found, constitute, institute

Definition: set up or lay the groundwork for

Usage: establish a new department

Main entry: plant

Definition: place into a river

Usage: plant fish

Visual thesaurus for plant