- Buildings for carrying on industrial labor.
- usage: "they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles"
- Botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion.
- An actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience.
- 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"
- Put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.
- usage: "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
- synonyms: set
- 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"
- Set up or lay the groundwork for.
- usage: "establish a new department"
- Place into a river.
- usage: "plant fish"
- 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"
- Put firmly in the mind.
- usage: "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
- synonyms: implant
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