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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.

 

NOUN
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)

 

VERB, TRANSITIVE
1a: 
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)