- abundantly supplied or provided; filled (usually followed by with): a speech replete with sentimentality.
- stuffed or gorged with food and drink.
- complete: a scholarly survey, replete in its notes and citations.
- Entomology. (among honey ants) a worker with a distensible crop in which honeydew and nectar are stored for the use of the colony.
Origin of replete
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2. sated, satiated, glutted, surfeited.
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- (often foll by with) copiously supplied (with); abounding (in)
- having one's appetite completely or excessively satisfied by food and drink; stuffed; gorged; satiated
C14: from Latin replētus, from replēre to refill, from re- + plēre to fill
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Word Origin and History for replete
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