Simple Definition of replenish
: to fill or build up (something) again
Full Definition of replenish
Examples of replenish in a sentence
An efficient staff of workers replenished the trays of appetizers almost as quickly as guests emptied them.
He replenished his supply of wood in preparation for the winter.
Drink this—you need to replenish your fluids after your hike.
plants that replenish soil nutrients
Origin of replenish
Middle English replenisshen, from Anglo-French repleniss-, stem of replenir to fill, from re- + plein full, from Latin plenus — more at full
First Known Use: 14th century
REPLENISH Defined for Kids
Definition of replenish for Students
: to make full or complete once more <We need to replenish our supplies.>
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