Associations to the word «Plot»

Pictures for the word «Plot»


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

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats