Definitions and Examples of conspiring, plotting
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To plan secretly with others to do something illegal or harmful.
The group was conspiring to rob the bank and had already made a detailed plan.
To make a secret plan, especially to do something harmful or illegal.
The villain was plotting his revenge against the hero and had already set his plan in motion.
Key Differences: conspiring vs plotting
- 1Conspiring implies planning something illegal or harmful with others.
- 2Plotting implies making a secret plan, often with negative intentions.
Effective Usage of conspiring, plotting
- 1Legal Context: Use nonconspiring in legal contexts to describe someone who is not involved in a conspiracy.
- 2Suspenseful Writing: Use conspiring and plotting in suspenseful writing to create tension and intrigue.
- 3Everyday Conversation: Use these antonyms in everyday conversation to describe opposite actions related to planning or scheming with others.
The antonyms conspiring and plotting describe planning or scheming with others, often with negative intentions. On the other hand, nonconspiring describes someone who is not involved in a conspiracy. Use these words in legal contexts, suspenseful writing, or everyday conversation to convey opposite actions related to planning or scheming with others.