re·​plant | \(ˌ)rē-ˈplant \
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

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Use a shovel to disconnect suckers that sprout from the roots throughout the growing season; replant or share them with friends. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Fresh Figs Right in Your Backyard," 15 Aug. 2018 Remove declining fruit plantings and replant with new varieties. Tom Maccubbin,, "May in the garden," 28 Apr. 2018 Divide and replant perennials including shasta daises, gerbera, bromeliads and many bulbs. Tom Maccubbin,, "July in the garden," 30 June 2018 And the numbers from a nearby farm show that the soybean farmer might be better off replanting his field with corn. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "This Agriculture Giant Is Bringing in the Drones to Modernize Farming From Cornfields to Vineyards," 19 June 2018 More than 90 percent of Canada’s forests are publicly owned, and forestry laws requiring replanting were enacted in the mid-1980s out of concern that harvest practices at the time were unsustainable. Luc Forsyth, National Geographic, "For Cash and Pride, Replanting Canada's Forests by the Millions," 8 June 2018 Expose last year's tubers to light so eyes develop before dividing and replanting. Jeff Lowenfels, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska gardeners, it’s time to germinate something," 29 Mar. 2018 Lizzie McLaughlin prized the flowers and divided and replanted their bulbs each spring. Anthony Sorci, sacbee, "Why Daffodil Hill won’t open this season," 21 Mar. 2018 If the bark, tree fern or other material is turning to mush the plants need to be replanted. Tom Maccubbin,, "Summer is a great time for orchids," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of replant

1572, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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transitive verb
re·​plant | \(ˈ)rē-ˈplant \

Medical Definition of replant 

: to subject to replantation replant an avulsed tooth

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