Synonyms for plot


1. plot, secret plan, game, scheme, strategy
usage: 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"
2. plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patch, tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
usage: a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch"
3. plot, story
usage: the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
4. plot, chart
usage: a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object


1. plot, plan
usage: plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government"
2. diagram, plot, draw
usage: make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows interactions among variables or how something is constructed
3. plat, plot, map
usage: make a plat of; "Plat the town"
4. plot, plan, project, contrive, design
usage: devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet); "the writer is plotting a new novel"
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