[ ri-plen-ish ]
/ rɪˈplɛn ɪʃ /
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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
OTHER WORDS FROM replenishre·plen·ish·er, nounre·plen·ish·ment, nounun·re·plen·ished, adjectivewell-re·plen·ished, adjective
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How to use replenish in a sentence
The apparatus operates, then, like Sir William Thomson's replenisher.
British Dictionary definitions for replenish
/ (rɪˈplɛnɪʃ) /
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 replenishreplenisher, nounreplenishment, noun
Word Origin for replenish
C14: from Old French replenir, from re- + plenir to fill, from Latin plēnus full
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