Merriam-Webster Dictionary offers ten definitions of the word “plot,” which is both a noun and a verb. We find resonance with all ten*:

* except that regarding the fourth definition, none of our plans are evil.


1 a: 
a small area of planted ground, like a vegetable plot
b: a small piece of land in a cemetery
c: a measured piece of land LOT


3: the plan or main story (as of a movie or literary work)


4: [perhaps a back-formation from the French complot ] a secret plan for accomplishing a usually evil or unlawful end INTRIGUE


5: a graphic representation (such as a chart)


to make a plot, map, or plan of
b: to mark or note on or as if on a map or chart


2: to lay out in plots (see PLOT entry 1 sense 1)


3 a: to locate (a point) by means of coordinates
b: to locate (a curve) by plotted points
c: to represent (an equation) by means of a curve so constructed


4: to plan or contrive especially secretly


5: to invent or devise the plot of (something, such as a movie or a literary work)