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Meaning of “plant” - Learner’s Dictionary

plant

verb [T]     /plɑːnt/
SEEDS/PLANTS B1 to put seeds or plants in the ground so that they will grow: to plant bulbs/seeds/trees Placing and positioning an objectGardening - general words
SECRETLY to secretly put something in a place that will make someone seem guilty: She insisted that the drugs had been planted on her without her knowledge.Placing and positioning an objectPlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
plant a bomb B2 to put a bomb somewhere so that it will explode therePlacing and positioning an object
plant sth in/next/on, etc to put something firmly in a particular place: He planted himself next to me on the sofa.Placing and positioning an object
IDEA/DOUBTS to make someone start thinking something: I was confident till you planted doubts in my mind.Starting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of plant verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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