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Another word for plot

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Noun
  1. A piece of land

      1. (Anatomy) A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function:
      2. (R.C.Ch.) In the former Latin Mass, one or more penitential verses said, as in Lent, after the Gradual
      3. (Archaic) A stretch or lapse of time.
      1. A group or collection; pack; bunch
      2. A quantity or unit of some commodity put up for sale
      3. Something wrapped up or packaged; a package.
      1. A piece of land used for a given purpose:
      2. An individual of a particular kind or type:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
    See also:

    territory

  2. The series of events and relationships forming the basis of a composition

  3. A secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

      1. An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
      2. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      3. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      1. The act of scheming or plotting.
      2. An artful or secret plot or scheme, esp. one with evil intent
      3. A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.
      1. A secret love affair
      2. The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
      3. A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
      1. The group taking part in such a plan
      2. An agreement to perform together an illegal, wrongful, or subversive act.
      3. A joining or acting together, as if by sinister design:
      1. Passive cooperation, as by consent or pretended ignorance, esp. in wrongdoing
      2. The process of conniving.
      3. (Law) Cooperation in the commission of an illegal or wrongful act.
      1. An often secret action taken by two or more parties to achieve an illegal or improper purpose.
      2. A secret agreement for fraudulent or illegal purpose; conspiracy
      1. The intrigues of such a group; plot
      2. A small group of persons joined in a secret, often political, intrigue; junta
      3. A secret scheme or plot.
Verb
  1. To show graphically the direction or location of, as by using coordinates

    See also:

    show

  2. To work out a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

Another word for plot

Noun
  1. An intrigue

  2. The action of a story

  3. A piece of ground

      1. A particular section of a country, state, etc. divided off as for administration
      2. Cell division.
      3. The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity:
      1. An agricultural or farming area:
      2. Specific holdings in land
      3. A topographically or functionally distinct tract:
      1. A group or collection; pack; bunch
      2. A piece, as of land, usually a specific part of a large acreage or estate
      3. A plot of land, usually a division of a larger area.
    See also:

    lot

    area

Verb
  1. To devise an intrigue

    See also:

    plan

  2. To plan

    See also:

    plan

  3. To determine a course

Synonym Study

  • Cabal suggests a small group of political intriguers
  • Conspiracy suggests a plot in which a number of people plan and act together secretly for an unlawful or harmful purpose a conspiracy to seize the throne
  • Machination stresses deceit and cunning in devising plots or schemes intended to harm someone the machinations of the villain
  • Intrigue , implying more intricate scheming, suggests furtive, underhanded maneuvering, often of an illicit nature the intrigues at the royal court
  • Plot is used of a secret, usually evil, project or scheme, the details of which have been carefully worked out the plot to deprive him of his inheritance failed