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plant vs pass on

pass on vs plant

plant is a noun but pass on is not a noun.

plant and pass on both are verbs.

As verbs, pass on is a hypernym of plant; that is, pass on is a word with a broader meaning than plant:
  • plant: put firmly in the mind
  • pass on: transmit information
Other hypernyms of plant include pass, communicate, pass along, put across.
plant (noun) pass on (noun)
buildings for carrying on industrial labor
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
something planted secretly for discovery by another
plant (verb) pass on (verb)
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground place into the hands or custody of
fix or set securely or deeply transmit (knowledge or skills)
set up or lay the groundwork for move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
place into a river give to or transfer possession of
place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive refer to another person for decision or judgment
put firmly in the mind cause to be distributed
transmit information

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