replenish

[ ri-plen-ish ]
/ rɪˈplɛn ɪʃ /

verb (used with object)

to make full or complete again, as by supplying what is lacking, used up, etc.: to replenish one's stock of food.
to supply (a fire, stove, etc.) with fresh fuel.
to fill again or anew.

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Origin of replenish

1300–50; Middle English replenisshen<Middle French repleniss-, long stem of replenir to fill, Old French, equivalent to re-re- + plenir to fill (derivative of plein<Latin plēnusfull1)

OTHER WORDS FROM replenish

re·plen·ish·er, nounre·plen·ish·ment, nounun·re·plen·ished, adjectivewell-re·plen·ished, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for replenish

replenish
/ (rɪˈplɛnɪʃ) /

verb (tr)

to make full or complete again by supplying what has been used up or is lacking
to put fresh fuel on (a fire)

Derived forms of replenish

replenisher, nounreplenishment, noun

Word Origin for replenish

C14: from Old French replenir, from re- + plenir to fill, from Latin plēnus full
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