verb (used with object)
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
Related formsre·plan·ta·tion [ree-plan-tey-shuh n] /ˌri plænˈteɪ ʃən/, noun
First recorded in 1565–75; re-
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Historical Examples of replant
It is torn from its roots; and it is idle to replant it; it will not grow.
When you replant, put them from twelve to eighteen inches apart.
Here they lie; and the priests, if they can, may replant them.
The wheat was all killed and it was too late in the season to replant had they the means of doing so.
Here they lie, and the priests, if they can, may replant them.
British Dictionary definitions for replant
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
1570s, from re- "back, again" + plant (v.). Related: Replanted; replanting.
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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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