plant verb

1 put plants/seeds in the ground to grow

ADV. carefully | deliberately weeds that had not been deliberately planted

PREP. in Carefully plant your cutting in the soil. | with The garden was planted with roses and other shrubs.

PHRASES densely/thickly planted a thickly planted orange grove | freshly/newly/recently planted

2 put sth firmly in a place/position

ADV. firmly, solidly, squarely She planted a kiss squarely on his cheek.

PREP. on He was determined to keep both feet firmly planted on dry land.