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Synonyms of plant in English:


  • 1 garden plants
    flower, vegetable, herb, shrub, weed;
    (plantsvegetation, greenery, flora, herbage, verdure
  • 2 the plant commenced production
    informal salt mine(s)
  • 3 a CIA plant
    spy, informant, informer, agent, secret agent, mole, infiltrator, operative
    informal spook
  • verb

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  • 1 plant the seeds this autumn
    sow, scatter, seed;
    bed out, transplant
  • 2 he planted his feet on the ground
    place, put, set, position, situate, settle
    informal plonk
  • 3 she planted the idea in his mind
    instill, implant, impress, imprint, put, place, introduce, fix, establish, lodge
  • 4 letters were planted to embarrass them
    hide, conceal, secrete
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    botany the scientific study of plants
    herbivorous plant-eating
    herbicide a substance used to kill plants
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