- 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.
Origin of replenish
Examples from the Web for replenished
The population of the city must constantly be replenished from the country.The Meaning of Evolution
Samuel Christian Schmucker
Edwards, the butler, entered the library and replenished the fire.Cap'n Warren's Wards
Joseph C. Lincoln
When he had found it and drunk deeply he felt stronger and replenished the fire.The Trail of a Sourdough
May Kellogg Sullivan
It was the oil which replenished the lamp when the wick had burned to the very socket!Confessions Of Con Cregan
Charles James Lever
"Wait a little," advised the guide, as he replenished the fire.Frank Merriwell's Bravery
Burt L. Standish
- to make full or complete again by supplying what has been used up or is lacking
- to put fresh fuel on (a fire)
Word Origin and History for replenished
mid-14c., from Old French repleniss-, extended present participle stem of replenir "to fill up," from re-, here probably an intensive prefix, + -plenir, from Latin plenus "full" (see plenary). Related: Replanished; replenishing.