Synonyms for plot

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : plot
Phonetic Transcription : plɒt

Top 10 synonyms for plot Other synonyms for the word plot

Définition of plot

Origin :
  • Old English plot "small piece of ground," of unknown origin. Sense of "ground plan," and thus "map, chart" is 1550s; that of "a secret, plan, scheme" is 1580s, probably by accidental similarity to complot, from Old French complot "combined plan," of unknown origin, perhaps a back-formation from compeloter "to roll into a ball," from pelote "ball." Meaning "set of events in a story" is from 1640s. Plot-line (n.) attested from 1957.
  • noun plan, scheme
  • noun story line
  • noun tract of land
  • verb plan, scheme
  • verb map out; draw
Example sentences :
  • This morning she was arrested by the thought that the plot she had planted was hers.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • You've got to have a plot, Mac, and if you've got to have a plot, you've got to have sin.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • The death of the constable had made him miserable at heart, but the failure of the plot also.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • As for my party, we now began to plot, again, in order to get quit of the ship.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I knew the plot of the play, but not how it would be presented, nor how it would work out.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • But no one volunteered to assist him, and the "plot" of revolution went on.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • I don't begin to see into this plot yet, but we shall in time.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 13, June 25, 1870 » by Various
  • I don't begin to see into the plot yet, but we shall in time.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 13, June 25, 1870 » by Various
  • That you haven't decoyed us here, and laid a plot and a plan against us!
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • A plot in the prisons, of the foreigner against the Republic.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for plot

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