plant vs initiate initiate vs plant

plant and initiate both are nouns.

plant and initiate both are verbs.

As verbs, initiate is a hypernym of plant; that is, initiate is a word with a broader meaning than plant and plant is a type of initiate with the definitions:
  • set up or lay the groundwork for
Other hypernyms of plant include pioneer.
plant (noun) initiate (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor someone new to a field or activity
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
something planted secretly for discovery by another
plant (verb) initiate (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground bring into being
fix or set securely or deeply take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
set up or lay the groundwork for accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
place into a river bring up a topic for discussion
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
put firmly in the mind
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