Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plotting together; a joint plot; a confederacy in some design; a conspiracy.
  • To plan together; contrive; plot.
  • To plot together; conspire; form a plot; join in a secret design, generally criminal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plotting together; a confederacy in some evil design; a conspiracy.
  • verb To plot or plan together; to conspire; to join in a secret design.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a plot (involving more than one person), conspiracy
  • verb archaic To plot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

Etymologies

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From Middle French complot ("crowd, plot").

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