- to plant again.
- to cover again with plants, sow with seeds, etc.: After the drought, we had to replant the south lawn.
- to transfer (a plant) from one soil or container to another.
- Surgery. to reattach, as a severed arm, finger, or toe, especially with the use of microsurgery to reconnect nerves and blood vessels.
Origin of replant
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Examples from the Web for replant
It is torn from its roots; and it is idle to replant it; it will not grow.Appearances
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
When you replant, put them from twelve to eighteen inches apart.The Children's Book of Gardening
Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Here they lie; and the priests, if they can, may replant them.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV.
The wheat was all killed and it was too late in the season to replant had they the means of doing so.The Land of Lure
Here they lie, and the priests, if they can, may replant them.
- to plant againshe replanted the bulbs that the dog had dug up
- to reattach (a severed limb or part) by surgery
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Word Origin and History for replant
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To reattach an organ, limb, or other body part surgically to the original site.
- An organ, limb, or body part that has been replanted.
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