There are 2 translations of plant in Spanish:

plant1

Pronunciation: /plænt; plɑːnt/

n

  • 2 2.1 c (factory, installation) planta (f) 2.2 u (equipment) maquinaria (f) heavy plant (BrE) maquinaria (f) pesada (before n) plant hire alquiler (m) de maquinaria
  • 3 c 3.1 (incriminating item) he said the knife was a plant dijo que el cuchillo se lo habían colocado para inculparlo 3.2 (spy, agent) infiltrado, -da (m,f), agente (mf) enemigo ( or de la oposición etc)

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There are 2 translations of plant in Spanish:

plant2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [flower/trees] plantar; [seeds] sembrar* he planted the seed of suspicion in her mind sembró la sospecha en ella 1.2 [garden/hillside] to plant sth (with sth) plantar algo (de algo) fields planted with wheat campos plantados de trigo
  • 2 (place) [flag] plantar; [bomb] colocar*, poner* she planted a kiss on his cheek le dio or [familiar/colloquial] le plantó un beso en la mejilla to plant a punch on sb [colloquial/familiar] plantarle un puñetazo a algn [familiar/colloquial] to plant one's feet on the ground plantar los pies en el suelo she planted herself right next to me se me plantó or se me plantificó justo al lado [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3 [Law] 3.1 [drugs/evidence] colocar* (con el propósito de inculpar a algn) to plant sth on sb colocar(le)* algo a algn they had planted the gun on him le habían colocado la pistola para inculparlo 3.2 [agent/informer] infiltrar, colocar*

Phrasal verbs

plant out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[seedlings] trasplantar (a la intemperie)

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