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plant vs contrivance

contrivance vs plant

plant and contrivance both are nouns.

plant is a verb but contrivance is not a verb.

As nouns, contrivance is a hypernym of plant; that is, contrivance is a word with a broader meaning than plant:
  • plant: something planted secretly for discovery by another
  • contrivance: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
Other hypernyms of plant include dodge, stratagem.
plant (noun) contrivance (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor a device or control that is very useful for a particular job
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion the faculty of contriving; inventive skill
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
something planted secretly for discovery by another an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.
any improvised arrangement for temporary use
the act of devising something
plant (verb) contrivance (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
fix or set securely or deeply
set up or lay the groundwork for
place into a river
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
put firmly in the mind

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