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plant

plant

 
 
pronunciation:
plaent
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a living organism of the vegetable group.
 
definition 2: a form of vegetable life that has roots and leaves and is of smaller size than trees or shrubs.
definition 3: a building or group of buildings, esp. those that house machinery and equipment for manufacturing; factory.
 
similar words:
factory, work
definition 4: (informal) a person or thing placed or used in such a manner as to deceive or entrap.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: planted, planting, plants
definition 1: to put (seeds or plants) in the ground.
similar words:
root, seed
definition 2: to provide (land) with plants.
definition 3: to establish, as in the mind.
We are planting ideas in the students.
similar words:
root
definition 4: to place firmly or with force.
He planted his feet and would not move.
definition 5: to establish in a location or situation.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to put seeds in the ground.
Spring is the time to plant.
similar words:
seed
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derivation: plantlike (adj.)
Word Builder: plant +
  • plantings:
    things that are planted.
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animals that only eat plants
produced by plants
see/see also plant
some activities with plants
some behaviors of plants
some categories of plants
some descriptions of plants
some examples of plants
some growth stages of plants
some kinds of plants
some parts of plants
some people associated with plants
some places for plants
some things plants cause
some things that affect plants
some uses of plants
study of plants