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Another word for plot

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Noun
  1. A piece of land

    See also:

    territory

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

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    words

    happen

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

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    planned

    crimes

Verb
  1. To show graphically the direction or location of, as by using coordinates

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    show

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

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    planned

    crimes

Another word for plot

Verb
  1. To devise an intrigue

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    plan

  2. To plan

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    plan

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