[ ri-pleet ]
/ rɪˈplit /
abundantly supplied or provided; filled (usually followed by with): a speech replete with sentimentality.
stuffed or gorged with food and drink.
complete: a scholarly survey, replete in its notes and citations.
Entomology. (among honey ants) a worker with a distensible crop in which honeydew and nectar are stored for the use of the colony.
Origin of replete
SYNONYMS FOR replete
2 sated, satiated, glutted, surfeited.
re·plete·ly, adverbre·plete·ness, nounre·ple·tive, adjectivere·ple·tive·ly, adverb
un·re·plete, adjectiveun·re·plete·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for repletes
/ (rɪˈpliːt) /
adjective (usually postpositive)
(often foll by with) copiously supplied (with); abounding (in)
having one's appetite completely or excessively satisfied by food and drink; stuffed; gorged; satiated
Derived Formsrepletely, adverbrepleteness, noun
Word Origin for replete
C14: from Latin replētus, from replēre to refill, from re- + plēre to fill
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Word Origin and History for repletes
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