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Meaning of REPLENISH

Pronunciation:  ri'plenish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  fill something that had previously been emptied; "refill my glass, please"
 

REPLENISH is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: fill again, refill
 
 See Also: fill, fill up, make full

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*plen"ish\ (r?-pl?n"?sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Replenished} (-?sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Replenishing}.] [OE.
    replenissen, OF. replenir; L. pref. re- re- + plenus full.
    See {Full}, {-ish}, and cf. {Replete}.]
    1. To fill again after having been diminished or emptied; to
       stock anew; hence, to fill completely; to cause to abound.
    
             Multiply and replenish the earth.     --Gen. i. 28.
    
             The waters thus With fish replenished, and the air
             with fowl.                            --Milton.
    
    2. To finish; to complete; to perfect. [Obs.]
    
             We smothered The most replenished sweet work of
             nature.                               --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Re*plen"ish\, v. i.
    To recover former fullness. [Obs.]
    
          The humors will not replenish so soon.   --Bacon.
    
    
 

 

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