Plot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plotted p. pr. & vb. n. Plotting.] To make a plot, map, pr plan, of; to mark the position of on a plan; to delineate.
This treatise plotteth down Cornwall as it now standeth. --Carew.
n 1: 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" [syn: secret plan, game]
2: a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a
bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch" [syn: plot
of ground, patch]
3: the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.;
"the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
4: a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an
v 1: plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the
overthrow fo the government"
2: make a schematic or technical drawing of that shows how
things work or how they are constructed [syn: diagram]
3: make a plat of; "Plat the town" [syn: plat]
[also: plotting, plotted]