abundantly supplied or provided; filled (usually followed by with): a speech replete with sentimentality.
stuffed or gorged with food and drink.
Entomology. (among honey ants) a worker with a distensible crop in which honeydew and nectar are stored for the use of the colony.
- re·plete·ly, adverb
- re·plete·ness, noun
- re·ple·tive, adjective
- re·ple·tive·ly, adverb
- un·re·plete, adjective
- un·re·plete·ness, noun
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How to use replete in a sentence
The new generation of Afghans have grown up with freedom of expression, social media and satellite television replete with Bollywood action movies and female news anchors.The Taliban Are Promising Inclusivity and Amnesty in Afghanistan. But Some Officials Predict Bloodshed | Kimberly Dozier | August 19, 2021 | Time
The “remote versus in-office” distinction is replete with difference, and this distinction is further compounded by physical separation.Remote Work is Now a Status Symbol. Here's How To Make a Workplace That Works for Everyone. | Adam Galinsky | August 10, 2021 | Time
The book later returns to glimpse younger seas that came and went, depositing sediments now replete with fossils.A new book reveals stories of ancient life written in North America’s rocks | Alka Tripathy-Lang | August 3, 2021 | Science News
It was replete with statistics indicating that the wheels of justice are grinding so glacially in the District that alleged perpetrators of violence are not facing timely consequences.Top D.C. Superior Court judges rebut Bowser’s complaints about case backlogs | Paul M. Duggan | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
As expected, the team found that lightning at Sakurajima occurred in plumes replete with ash.Invisible bursts of electricity from volcanoes signal explosive eruptions | Alka Tripathy-Lang | July 1, 2021 | Science News
It starts off like any other Lana tune, replete with minor chords and humming, distorted vocals.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More | Marlow Stern | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That's why medical teams, replete with Life Flight helicopters, are always on standby at tour events.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously | Hampton Stevens | June 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since the film is set in the 19th century, Jones was outfitted in a series of Victorian era gowns, replete with bodice and bustle.
A cursory glance back on American history and the instances of such practice are replete.Not This Again: The Ghost of Past Injustices, From the Draft Riots to Trayvon | Herb Boyd | July 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
His team is replete with loyalists in the White House, and senior cabinet officers who lack the clout of their predecessors.
It may be that to some minds the ball room may be replete with temptations; but there are minds which find temptations everywhere.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
It was a process replete with surprises, with revelations, with new understanding of nature itself as seen through the alien eyes.Valley of the Croen | Lee Tarbell
No stanza of the poem is more replete than this with a vein of painfully sarcastic drollery.A Cursory History of Swearing | Julian Sharman
What period of the world's history is more replete with great events affecting the welfare of the human race?The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
Their narratives are replete with errors and contain much romance.The Raid of John Brown at Harper's Ferry as I Saw It | Rev. Samuel Vanderlip Leech
British Dictionary definitions for replete
(often foll by with) copiously supplied (with); abounding (in)
having one's appetite completely or excessively satisfied by food and drink; stuffed; gorged; satiated
- repletely, adverb
- repleteness, noun
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