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plant vs lay

lay vs plant

plant and lay both are nouns.

plant is not an adjective while lay is an adjective.

plant and lay both are verbs.

As verbs, lay is a hypernym of plant; that is, lay is a word with a broader meaning than plant:
  • plant: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
  • lay: put into a certain place or abstract location
Other hypernyms of plant include place, pose, put, set, position.
As verbs, lay is a hypernym of plant; that is, lay is a word with a broader meaning than plant:
  • plant: place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive
  • lay: put into a certain place or abstract location
Other hypernyms of plant include place, pose, put, set, position.
plant (noun) lay (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion a narrative poem of popular origin
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
something planted secretly for discovery by another
plant (adjective) lay (adjective)
characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy
not of or from a profession
plant (verb) lay (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground put into a certain place or abstract location
fix or set securely or deeply put in a horizontal position
set up or lay the groundwork for prepare or position for action or operation
place into a river lay eggs
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
put firmly in the mind

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