Synonyms of planting


1. planting, placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement

usage: the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"

2. planting, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a particular area; "the landscape architect suggested a small planting in the northwest corner"

3. planting, farming, agriculture, husbandry

usage: putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow; "the planting of corn is hard work"


1. plant, set, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden"

2. implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant, insert, infix, enter, introduce

usage: fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

3. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute, initiate, pioneer

usage: set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"

4. plant, stock

usage: place into a river; "plant fish"

5. plant, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive; "Plant a spy in Moscow"; "plant bugs in the dissident's apartment"

6. plant, implant, communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across

usage: put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students' minds"

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