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 Is now a good time to separate and replant them in the ground? Tom Maccubbin,, "Bromeliads aren’t picky about soil," 19 Dec. 2020 Hands are needed to replant Joshua trees next year and to collect seeds in spring. Los Angeles Times, "An L.A. Metro sign in the desert? 2020 continues," 3 Dec. 2020 That seems to be better than what human foresters achieve when trying to replant forest ecosystems. Fred Pearce, Wired, "Is It Better to Plant Trees or Let Forests Regrow Naturally?," 31 Oct. 2020 By the time the third freeze hit, many farmers couldn’t afford to replant. Patrick Connolly,, "Clermont’s Citrus Tower proves a timeless Florida monument," 16 Oct. 2020 Nicholas Kokonis, of Bannockburn, was also a shopper and held large containers of potted varieties to replant. Karie Angell Luc,, "Garnden Club sale showcases local gardeners' expertise, raise money for comunity organizations," 22 Sep. 2020 While volunteering with the Carlsbad Historical Society, Schmidt, who served on the board of the San Diego Botanic Garden, helped replant the garden at the historic Magee House. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Two Carlsbad Citizens of the Year picked," 16 Sep. 2020 And federal agriculture aid withholds subsidies from farmers who switch to drought-resistant crops, while paying growers to replant the same ones that failed. Meridith Kohut, ProPublica, "Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration," 15 Sep. 2020 Smith said Valley Metro recently relocated about 30 large palm trees from the Central Avenue medians and a local nonprofit will replant them in other places throughout south Phoenix. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, "Phoenix light rail expansion plans on track despite COVID-19 declining ridership," 9 Sep. 2020

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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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9 Jan 2021

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“Replant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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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