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Definitions of plant

  1. To put into the ground for growth; as, to plant seed; to provide or prepare with seeds, roots, etc.; as, to plant a garden; fix in the mind; establish. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To put into the ground for growth: to furnish with plants: to set in the mind: to establish. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To set in the ground; establish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To set in the ground for growth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To supply (ground) with plants or seeds. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To perform the act of planting. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. place into a river; "plant fish" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To sow seeds, or set plants. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To set or put in the ground for growth; to furnish with plants; to set firmly; to fix; to settle; to set and direct. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To put or set in the ground for growth; to set that it may increase, as the germ of anything; to set firmly; to fix; to settle; to fill or adorn with plants. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. a living organism lacking the power of locomotion Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. something planted secretly for discovery by another; "the police used a plant to trick the thieves"; "he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. A vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion, or a series of cellules, or even a single cellule. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A bush, or young tree; a sapling; hence, a stick or staff. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The whole machinery and apparatus employed in carrying on a trade or mechanical business; also, sometimes including real estate, and whatever represents investment of capital in the means of carrying on a business, but not including material worked upon or finished products; as, the plant of a foundry, a mill, or a railroad. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A plan; an artifice; a swindle; a trick. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. An oyster which has been bedded, in distinction from one of natural growth. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A young oyster suitable for transplanting. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. To put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to plant maize. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. To set in the ground for growth, as a young tree, or a vegetable with roots. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. To furnish, or fit out, with plants; as, to plant a garden, an orchard, or a forest. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. To engender; to generate; to set the germ of. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To furnish with a fixed and organized population; to settle; to establish; as, to plant a colony. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To introduce and establish the principles or seeds of; as, to plant Christianity among the heathen. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To set firmly; to fix; to set and direct, or point; as, to plant cannon against a fort; to plant a standard in any place; to plant one's feet on solid ground; to plant one's fist in another's face. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. To set up; to install; to instate. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Any vegetable organism; a sprout or sapling; the tools, machinery, fixtures, and sometimes buildings, of any trade or business; as, a manufacturing plant; the equipment of an institution, as a college of hospital. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. A sprout: any vegetable production: a child: the tools or materials of any trade or business. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. A vegetable; machinery and outfit of a manufactory. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. A vegetable growth. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. The appliances required for a factory or other institution. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. Any vegetable production; a sapling; the fixtures, machinery, tools, &c., necessary to carry on any business. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. An organised living body destitute of sensation; a small vegetable; a herb or shrub; the tools necessary to any trade; the stock, fixtures, &c., necessary to carry on any large concern, as railway plant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for plant

  1. This, it seems, is the method usually employed when the corpse is caught by one of its limbs in some narrow fork of a low- growing plant – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  2. How much pain we cannot tell; but that the plant feels, as well as the animal, we can clearly prove. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
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