Associations to the word «Plot»

Pictures for the word «Plot»

Wiktionary

PLOT, noun. The course of a story, comprising a series of incidents which are gradually unfolded, sometimes by unexpected means.
PLOT, noun. An area or land used for building on or planting on.
PLOT, noun. A graph or diagram drawn by hand or produced by a mechanical or electronic device.
PLOT, noun. A secret plan to achieve an end, the end or means usually being illegal or otherwise questionable.
PLOT, noun. Contrivance; deep reach thought; ability to plot or intrigue.
PLOT, noun. Participation in any stratagem or conspiracy.
PLOT, noun. A plan; a purpose.
PLOT, verb. (transitive) To conceive (a crime, etc).
PLOT, verb. (transitive) To trace out (a graph or diagram).
PLOT, verb. (transitive) To mark (a point on a graph, chart, etc).
PLOT, verb. (intransitive) To conceive a crime, misdeed, etc.
PLOT BUNNIES, noun. Plural of plot bunny
PLOT BUNNY, noun. (chiefly fandom slang) An idea for a story, usually referring to an author having more ideas than he or she can use.
PLOT DEVICE, noun. An element introduced into a story, film, etc. to advance its plot.
PLOT DEVICES, noun. Plural of plot device
PLOT HOLE, noun. A gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story's plot, or constitutes a blatant omission of relevant information regarding the plot
PLOT HOLES, noun. Plural of plot hole
PLOT TWIST, noun. A change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot of a film, novel, computer role-playing game, or other form of narration.

Dictionary definition

PLOT, noun. A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start".
PLOT, noun. A small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch".
PLOT, noun. The story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal".
PLOT, noun. A chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object.
PLOT, verb. Plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government".
PLOT, verb. Make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed.
PLOT, verb. Make a plat of; "Plat the town".
PLOT, verb. Devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet); "the writer is plotting a new novel".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.