Noun: planting plãn-ting
Verb: plant plãnt
- The act of fixing firmly in place
"he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
- A collection of plants (trees, shrubs or flowers) in a particular area
"the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner"
- Putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow
"the planting of corn is hard work"
- Put (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
"Let's plant flowers in the garden";
- Fix or set securely or deeply
"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent";
- implant, engraft, embed, imbed
- Set up or lay the groundwork for
- establish, found, constitute, institute
- (animal husbandry) place into a river
- Place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
"Plant a spy in Moscow"; "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"
- Put firmly in the mind
"Plant a thought in the students' minds";
Derived forms: plantings
Type of: accumulation, aggregation, agriculture, assemblage, collection, communicate, emplacement, enter, farming, husbandry, infix, initiate, insert, introduce, lay, locating, location, pass, pass along, pass on, pioneer, place, placement, pose, position, positioning, put, put across, set, stock
Encyclopedia: Planting Plant