the series of events which form the story of a novel, play, film/movie, etc.
a conventional plot about love and marriage
The book is well organized in terms of plot.
a secret plan made by a group of people to do sth wrong or illegal
a small piece of land that is used or intended for a special purpose
She bought a small plot of land to build a house on.
a vegetable plot
to lose your ability to understand or deal with what is happening
used to say that a situation is becoming more complicated and difficult to understand
to make a secret plan to harm sb, especially a government or its leader
They were accused of plotting against the state.
Military officers were suspected of plotting a coup.
They were plotting to overthrow the government.
to mark sth on a map, for example the position or course of sth
The earthquake centres had been plotted on a world map.
to make a diagram or chart from some information
We carefully plotted each patient's response to the drug on a chart.
to mark points on a graph and draw a line or curve connecting them
First, plot the temperature curve on the graph.
to write the plot of a novel, play, etc.
a tightly-plotted thriller
These words all mean an area of land that is used for a particular purpose.
an area of ground, especially one that is used for a particular purpose
( NAmE ) a piece of land that is used or intended for a particular purpose
a parking lot
an area of land that is used for a particular purpose
The kids were playing on waste ground near the school.
the site of an ancient burial ground
land, lot or ground?
Land is used for large areas of open land in the country, especially when it is used for farming. A lot is often a smaller piece of land in a town or city, especially one intended for building or parking on. Ground is any area of open land; a ground is an area of land designed or used for a particular purpose or activity.
a large area of land that has no buildings on it
The city has plenty of open space.
the wide open spaces of the Canadian prairies
a small piece of land used or intended for a particular purpose
She bought a small plot of land to build a house.
a vegetable plot
lot or plot?
Either a lot or a plot can be used for building on. Only a plot can also be used for growing vegetables or burying people.