[ ree-plant, -plahnt ]
/ riˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt /

verb (used with object)

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

First recorded in 1565–75; re- + plant

Related forms

re·plan·ta·tion [ree-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri plænˈteɪ ʃən/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for replant


/ (riːˈplɑːnt) /

verb (tr)

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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Medicine definitions for replant


[ rē-plănt ]


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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