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 for Planting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plant \Plant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Planted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Planting.] [AS. plantian, L. plantare. See Plant, n.]
     1. To put in the ground and cover, as seed for growth; as, to
        plant maize.
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     2. To set in the ground for growth, as a young tree, or a
        vegetable with roots.
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              Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees.
                                                    --Deut. xvi.
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     3. To furnish, or fit out, with plants; as, to plant a
        garden, an orchard, or a forest.
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     4. To engender; to generate; to set the germ of.
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              It engenders choler, planteth anger.  --Shak.
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     5. To furnish with a fixed and organized population; to
        settle; to establish; as, to plant a colony.
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              Planting of countries like planting of woods.
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     6. To introduce and establish the principles or seeds of; as,
        to plant Christianity among the heathen.
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     7. To set firmly; to fix; to set and direct, or point; as, to
        plant cannon against a fort; to plant a standard in any
        place; to plant one's feet on solid ground; to plant one's
        fist in another's face.
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     8. To set up; to install; to instate.
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              We will plant some other in the throne. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Planting \Plant"ing\, n.
     1. The act or operation of setting in the ground for
        propagation, as seeds, trees, shrubs, etc.; the forming of
        plantations, as of trees; the carrying on of plantations,
        as of sugar, coffee, etc.
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     2. That which is planted; a plantation.
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              Trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord.
                                                    --Isa. lxi. 3.
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     3. (Arch.) The laying of the first courses of stone in a
        foundation. [Eng.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting
           of policemen outside every doorway"
      2: a collection of plants (trees or shrubs or flowers) in a
         particular area; "the landscape architect suggested a small
         planting in the northwest corner"
      3: putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow; "the
         planting of corn is hard work"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "planting":
     broadcast, broadcasting, clump, crop, dissemination, growth,
     hassock, insemination, plantation, reforestation, resetting,
     retimbering, seeding, semination, setting, sowing, stand,
     transplantation, tuft, tussock

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