replant

verb
re·​plant | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈplant How to pronounce replant (audio) \
replanted; replanting; replants

Definition of replant

transitive verb

1 : to plant again or anew
2 : to provide with new plants
3 : to subject to replantation

Examples of replant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Disney, ConocoPhillips, and Poseidon Resources bought $6.7 million worth of offsets to restore and replant a 100-acre parcel of a state park in the mountains west of San Diego. Eric Niiler, Wired, "Do Carbon Offsets Really Work? It Depends on the Details," 14 Jan. 2020 Here is a publication on replanting your tree into a new spot. oregonlive, "Need suggestions for plants to attract bees to the garden? Ask an expert," 12 Jan. 2020 Hyatt Regency Amsterdam The brewery decided to launch a charitable component through the Adopt a Christmas Tree foundation, which replants trees after the holidays for future use. Stephanie Cain, Fortune, "How Last Year’s Christmas Trees Became This Year’s Seasonal Brew," 7 Dec. 2019 Bottlebrush, Pecan, Red Maple, Live Oak and Bald Cypress trees, all native species, will be available on a first-come first-serve basis for anyone to pick up and replant in their yards and communities. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Saturday: 500 free trees available in The Market at Springwoods Village," 14 Nov. 2019 Timber receipts offset the cost of replanting jack pine needed to support a viable bird population. Michael Doyle, Science | AAAS, "After 50-year conservation effort, songbird flies off U.S. endangered species list," 8 Oct. 2019 To enlarge it, agencies developed a system of logging overgrown pine stands and replanting new ones to imitate what nature previously did. John Flesher, chicagotribune.com, "Once nearly extinct, a yellow-bellied songbird living in the jack pine forests of northern Michigan is coming off the endangered list," 8 Oct. 2019 The original walled garden has since been lovingly restored and replanted by landscape architect Robert Myers, who made it into a series of outdoor rooms, defined by box hedges and verdant planting. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "At Home With Chrissie Rucker, Founder of the White Company," 24 Sep. 2019 In 1969 Australian aviator Don Adams built an airstrip and accommodations, started replanting the island, and over time created a no-frills resort. National Geographic, "Three by sea: Life-changing tales from female travelers," 14 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of replant

1572, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of replant was in 1572

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17 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Replant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/replant. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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re·​plant | \ (ˈ)rē-ˈplant How to pronounce replant (audio) \

Medical Definition of replant

: to subject to replantation replant an avulsed tooth

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