implant


implant

verb

Definition of IMPLANT

1
to set permanently in the consciousness or mind-set <a music teacher who strove to implant within his students a love of the classics>
Related Words drive, hammer, pound; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), fix, lodge, root; imbue, infuse, ingrain (also engrain), inoculate, invest, steep, suffuse
2
to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter <the gemstone was poorly implanted in the setting, so it was constantly popping out>
Synonyms bed, embed (also imbed), enroot, fix, impact, implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root
Related Words imbue, infuse, instill; beat (into), drive (into); establish, place, put, settle, stick
Antonyms dislodge, root (out), uproot

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