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Old English plot

Noun

Singular
plot

Plural
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plot ({{{1}}})
  1. The general course of a story including significant events that determine its course or significant patterns of events.
  2. An area or land used for building on or planting on.
  3. A plan to commit a crime.
  4. A graph or diagram drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic device.

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Verb

Infinitive
to plot

Third person singular
plot

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to plot (third-person singular simple present plot, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To conceive (a crime, etc).
    They had plotted a robbery.
  2. (transitive) To trace out (a graph or diagram).
    They plotted the number of edits per day.
  3. (transitive) To mark (a point on a graph, chart, etc).
    Every five minutes they plotted their position.
  4. (intransitive) To conceive a crime, misdeed, etc.
    They were plotting against the king.

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  • (conceive a crime, etc): scheme

Albanian

Adjective

plot

  1. full

Croatian

Noun

plot

  1. fence

Czech

Noun

plot m.

  1. fence

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