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Meaning of REPLENISH

Pronunciation:  ri'plenish

WordNet Dictionary
[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
  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.