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Meaning of COMPLOT

Pronunciation:  kum'plât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
 

COMPLOT is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cabal, conjure, conspire, machinate
 
 See Also: coconspire, plot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Com"plot\, n. [F. complot, prob. for comploit, fr.L.
    complicitum, prop. p. p. of complicare, but equiv. to
    complicatio complication, entangling. See {Complicate}, and
    cf. {Plot}.]
    A plotting together; a confederacy in some evil design; a
    conspiracy.
    
          I know their complot is to have my life. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Com*plot"\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Complotted}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Complotting}.] [Cf. F. comploter, fr. complot.]
    To plot or plan together; to conspire; to join in a secret
    design.
    
          We find them complotting together, and contriving a new
          scene of miseries to the Trojans.        --Pope.
    
    
 

 

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