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Definitions of plant:

part of speech: verb transitive

To put into the ground for growth; as, to plant seed; to provide or prepare with seeds, roots, etc.; as, to plant a garden; fix in the mind; establish.

part of speech: verb transitive

To put into the ground for growth: to furnish with plants: to set in the mind: to establish.

part of speech: noun

Any vegetable organism; a sprout or sapling; the tools, machinery, fixtures, and sometimes buildings, of any trade or business; as, a manufacturing plant; the equipment of an institution, as a college of hospital.

part of speech: noun

An organised living body destitute of sensation; a small vegetable; a herb or shrub; the tools necessary to any trade; the stock, fixtures, & c., necessary to carry on any large concern, as railway plant.

part of speech: verb

To put or set in the ground for growth; to set that it may increase, as the germ of anything; to set firmly; to fix; to settle; to fill or adorn with plants.

part of speech: noun

A sprout: any vegetable production: a child: the tools or materials of any trade or business.

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