Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb plant

6 senses of plant

Sense 1
plant, set -- (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant -- (fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum")
       => insert, infix, enter, introduce -- (put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text")

Sense 3
establish, found, plant, constitute, institute -- (set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department")
       => initiate, pioneer -- (take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants")

Sense 4
plant -- (place into a river; "plant fish")
       => stock -- (provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat")

Sense 5
plant -- (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, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 6
plant, implant -- (put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students' minds")
       => communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across -- (transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news")

Antonyms of adj planted

2 senses of planted

Sense 1
deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted -- ((used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need")

INDIRECT (VIA established) -> unestablished -- (not established; "a reputation as yet unestablished")

Sense 2
planted (vs. unplanted) -- (set in the soil for growth)

unplanted (vs. planted) -- (not planted)
        => uncropped -- (not used for growing crops; "uncropped soil")
        => unseeded, unsown -- ((of a piece of ground) not have a crop sown on it; "farmland still unsown")

Similarity of adj planted

2 senses of planted

Sense 1
deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted -- ((used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held; "deep-rooted prejudice"; "deep-seated differences of opinion"; "implanted convictions"; "ingrained habits of a lifetime"; "a deeply planted need")
       => established (vs. unestablished), constituted -- (brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church")

Sense 2
planted (vs. unplanted) -- (set in the soil for growth)
       => cropped -- ((of land or soil) used for growing crops; "cropped soil")
       => naturalized, naturalised -- (planted so as to give an effect of wild growth; "drifts of naturalized daffodils")
       => potbound, rootbound -- ((of a potted plant) grown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots)
       => quickset (prenominal) -- (grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground; "a quickset hawthorn hedge")
       => seeded, sown -- (sprinkled with seed; "a seeded lawn")
       => self-seeded, self-sown, self-sowed -- (growing from seed dispersed by natural agency such as wind or birds)
       => soil-building -- ((of crops) planted to improve the quality of the soil)

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