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This page has 34 definitions of plot with English translations in 10 languages. Plot is a noun, verb and adverb. Examples of how to use plot in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .
English plot definition
From Middle English plot, plotte, from Old English plot (“a plot of ground”), from Proto-Germanic *plataz, *platjaz (“a patch”), of uncertain origin. Cognate with Middle Low German plet (“patch, strip of cloth, rags”), German Bletz (“rags, bits, strip of land”), Gothic 𐍀𐌻𐌰𐍄𐍃 (plats, “a patch, rags”). See also plat. See also complot for an influence on or source of the "secret plan" sense.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /plɒt/
- (General American) IPA(key): /plɑt/
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- Rhymes: -ɒt
plot (plural plots)
- (narratology) The course of a story, comprising a series of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means. [from 1640s]
- Synonym: storyline
- An area or land used for building on or planting on. [from 1550s]
- Synonym: parcel
- A graph or diagram drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic device.
- 2017, Mark Chambers, Tony Holmes, Nakajima B5N ‘Kate’ and B6N ‘Jill’ Units, page 32:
- I was told to fly out on a vector of 100 degrees to meet a strong plot of aircraft 30 miles from the coast.
- A secret plan to achieve an end, the end or means usually being illegal or otherwise questionable. [from 1580s]
- Synonyms: conspiracy, scheme
- The plot would have enabled them to get a majority on the board.
- The assassination of Lincoln was part of a larger plot.
- Contrivance; deep reach thought; ability to plot or intrigue.
- Participation in any stratagem or conspiracy.
- A plan; a purpose.
- (Various fandom slang, euphemistic) Attractive physical attributes of characters involved in a story, originating from ironic juxtaposition with the original meaning (course of the story).
- I'm not sure what's happening in that show, I mainly watch it for the plot.
- A plot
- beach ball plot
- box and whisker plot
- box and whiskers plot
- box plot
- B plot
- doghouse plot
- forest plot
- funnel plot
- Gunpowder Plot
- heat plot
- Joy plot
- line plot
- lose the plot
- plot armor
- plot armour
- plot bunny
- plot coupon
- plot device
- plot hole
- plot line
- plot twist
- Q-Q plot
- Ramachandran plot
- raster plot
- scatter plot
- scree plot
- star plot
- swarm plot
- the plot thickens/plot thickens
- violin plot
- volcano plot
- waterfall plot
- (transitive, intransitive) To conceive (a crime, misdeed etc).
- They had plotted a robbery.
- They were plotting against the king.
- (transitive) To trace out (a graph or diagram).
- They plotted the number of edits per day.
- (transitive) To mark (a point on a graph, chart, etc).
- Every five minutes they plotted their position.
- 1602, Richard Carew, Survey on Cornwall:
- This treatise plotteth down Cornwall as it now standeth.
Albanian plot definition
- fully, to full capacity, to the brim
- full, cramped (of people, things, etc.)
- Synonym: mbushur
- Kopshti ishte plot me lule. ― The garden was full of flowers.
- a lot, much
- with everything, lacking nothing. complete, full
- with a full, complete view
- Është hëna plot. ― It's a full moon.
- (colloquial) successfully
- Synonym: në shenjë
- Antonym: bosh
- full of. followed by an indefinite form
- exactly, precisely
- Synonyms: pikërisht, tamam
- plot dy orë ― exactly two hours
- ^ Meyer, G. (1891), “pľot”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch der albanesischen Sprache (in German), Strasbourg: Karl J. Trübner, →DOI, page 345
- ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “pel-, pelə-, pēl-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 799
- ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “plotë”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 335
- “plot”, in FGJSSH: Fjalor i gjuhës së sotme shqipe [Dictionary of the modern Albanian language] (in Albanian), 1980
Czech plot definition
plot m inan
- dřevěný plot ― wooden fence
- plot in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
- plot in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
- plot in Internetová jazyková příručka
Dutch plot definition
French plot definition
plot m (plural plots)
- “plot”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
Indonesian plot definition
- (art, literature) plot, storyline: the course of a story, comprising a series of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
- “plot” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia, Jakarta: Language Development and Fostering Agency — Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic Indonesia, 2016.
Luxembourgish plot definition
- third-person singular present indicative of
- second-person plural present indicative of
- second-person plural imperative of
Polish plot definition
Serbo-Croatian plot definition
plȏt m (Cyrillic spelling пло̑т)
Spanish plot definition
plot m (plural plots)
- (story-telling) plot