noun the sole of the foot.
2. plant ·noun a plan; an artifice; a swindle; a trick.
3. plant ·noun a young oyster suitable for transplanting.
4. plant ·vi to perform the act of planting.
5. plant ·noun a bush, or young tree; a sapling; hence, a stick or staff.
6. plant ·noun to put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to plant maize.
7. plant ·noun an oyster which has been bedded, in distinction from one of natural growth.
8. plant ·noun to set in the ground for growth, as a young tree, or a vegetable with roots.
9. plant ·noun to set up; to install; to instate.
10. plant ·noun to furnish, or fit out, with plants; as, to plant a garden, an orchard, or a forest.
11. plant ·noun to engender; to generate; to set the germ of.
12. plant ·noun to introduce and establish the principles or seeds of; as, to plant christianity among the heathen.
13. plant ·noun to furnish with a fixed and organized population; to settle; to establish; as, to plant a colony.
14. plant ·noun to set firmly; to fix; to set and direct, or point; as, to plant cannon against a fort; to plant a standard in any place; to plant one's feet on solid ground; to plant one's fist in another's face.
15. plant ·noun a vegetable; an organized living being, generally without feeling and voluntary motion, and having, when complete, a root, stem, and leaves, though consisting sometimes only of a single leafy expansion, or a series of cellules, or even a single cellule.
xvi. plant ·noun the whole machinery and apparatus employed in carrying on a trade or mechanical business; also, sometimes including real estate, and whatever represents investment of capital in the means of carrying on a business, but not including material worked upon or finished products; as, the plant of a foundry, a mill, or a railroad.