-v. 4. (all of seeds, young plants, etc.) sow, seed, scatter; put in, set in, place in, inset, inlay, bury; transplant, replant, reset.
5. establish, implant, fix, infix, lodge, imbed, ingrain, root; instill, infuse, interfuse, insinuate, inculcate; train, teach, imprint, impress; impregnate, infect, imbue, tincture, contaminate; inoculate, indoctrinate, introduce, insert, interject, inject; bring in, import, innovate; inspire, breed, engender, foster, cultivate, encourage, promote; propagate, disseminate, sow the seeds of.
6. insert, put in or into, inset, inlay, set or place in; tuck in, pop in, slide in, slip in; work in or into, press in, push in, thrust in, force in, drive in, wedge in, jam in, cram or stuff in, ram in or up, stick in or up.
7. station, post, assign; locate, situate, place, put;
Inf. park, put down, set down.
8. (all of a colony, city, etc.) establish, set up, found, institute, make, build, erect, construct; colonize, settle, people, populate. plantation, n. manor, manor farm, Inf spread; grange, homestead, farm, farmstead, farmplace, Archaic. farmhold, Brit, farmery, Brit, croft, Scot. and North Eng. steading; ranch, rancho, rancheria, hacienda. planter, n. 1. farmer, agriculturalist, agronomist, granger, yeoman, landsman, husbandman; plowman, plowboy, sodbuster, chuff, gaffer, swain, Archaic. kern, son or tiller of the soil; horticulturalist, gardener, nurseryman.
2. landowner, landholder, landed person, man of property, property owner; squire, lord, Scot. laird.
3. container, pot, urn, vessel, holder, plant-holder.
4. Hist, settler, colonist, colonizer, pioneer, homesteader, squatter.
plaque, n. 1. plate, tablet, slab, panel, plaquette.
2. badge, medal, medallion, brooch, cameo, pin, ornament.
3. award, trophy, honor, prize, plash, n. 1. splash, lap, slosh, swash, dash, splat, wash, spatter, patter; ripple, gurgle, babble, bubble, burble, trickle, drip; murmur, purl, whisper, susurrus, susurration.
2. pool, puddle, mudhole, wallow, water hole; pond, swimming hole, fishing hole, millpond, Scot. linn; slosh, slush; bog, fen, marsh.
-v. 3. splash, splatter, spatter, slosh, swash, dash; murmur, purl, whisper; trickle, ripple, drip, babble, bubble, burble, gurgle; sprinkle, patter; soak, wet. plaster, n. 1. stucco, albarium, mortar, grout; powdered gypsum, clay, adobe, cement; parget, roughcast, pebble dash, depeter, plaster of paris, Trademark. Spackle, scagliola.
2. poultice, cataplasm, dressing, compress, pack; mustard plaster, sinapism; court plaster, plaster cast, bandage.
-v. 3. daub, mortar, parget, stucco, cement, roughcast; spackle, patch, fill.
4. bandage, dress, poultice, put in a cast.
5. cover, superimpose, overspread, overlay, lay over, smear; shroud, sheathe, mantle, encrust. plastic, adj. 1. moldable, easily molded, fictile, soft, clayey, claylike, ductile, shapeable.
2. creative, artistic, imaginative, inventive, inspired, original; expressionistic, clever, innovative; perceptive, feeling, intuitive.