verb (used without object), re·pot·ted, re·pot·ting.
  1. to transfer a plant to another pot.

Origin of repot

First recorded in 1835–45; re- + pot1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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verb -pots, -potting or -potted
  1. (tr) to put (a house plant) into a new usually larger pot
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Word Origin and History for repot

"put in fresh pots," 1845, from re- + pot (v.). Related: Repotted; repotting.

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