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PLANTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does planted mean? 

PLANTED (adjective)
  The adjective PLANTED has 2 senses:

1. (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
2. set in the soil for growth

  Familiarity information: PLANTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLANTED (adjective)


Sense 1planted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held

Synonyms:

deep-rooted; deep-seated; implanted; ingrained; planted

Context examples:

deep-rooted prejudice / deep-seated differences of opinion / implanted convictions / ingrained habits of a lifetime / a deeply planted need

Similar:

constituted; established (brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established)


Sense 2planted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Set in the soil for growth

Similar:

cropped ((of land or soil) used for growing crops)

naturalised; naturalized (planted so as to give an effect of wild growth)

potbound; rootbound ((of a potted plant) grown too large for its container resulting in matting or tangling of the roots)

quickset (grown from cuttings planted directly in the ground)

seeded; sown (sprinkled with seed)

self-seeded; self-sowed; self-sown (growing from seed dispersed by natural agency such as wind or birds)

soil-building ((of crops) planted to improve the quality of the soil)

Antonym:

unplanted (not planted)


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