plot verb Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "plot" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

plot

verb [T]
 
 
/plɒt/ (-tt-)
to mark or draw something on a piece of paper or a map: The software system makes it possible to plot the exact location of sales vehicles.
GRAPHS & CHARTS to make marks to show the position, movement, or development of something, usually in the form of lines or curves between a series of points on a piece of paper: We provide a two-dimensional graph where you can plot the current location of your organization and then identify the desired point to which you would like the organization to move.
to make a secret plan to do something: The French building materials giant is plotting a £3bn bid for the troubled UK cement maker.
(Definition of plot verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of plot?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “plot” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More