[noun kom-plot; verb kuh m-plot]
- a plot involving several participants; conspiracy.
- to plot together; conspire.
Origin of complot
1570–80; < Middle French; compare Old French complot dense crowd, accord, understanding, conspiracy, complote assembly (of troops); of obscure origin
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Related Words for complottingtend, cooperate, join, conduce, cabal, consort, contribute, unite, combine, complot, colleague
- a plot or conspiracy
- to plot together; conspire
Word Origin for complot
C16: from Old French, of unknown origin
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