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

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Perhaps the best time to dig, divide and replant the bulbs is early fall. Tom Maccubbin,, "Divide amaryllis bulbs at any time — but fall might be best," 15 June 2019 Chives At the end of growing season, dig up a clump of chives from your garden and replant it in a pot. The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "10 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors Year-Round," 21 Nov. 2018 If this is the case, remove the plant from the ground, gently pry the outer roots loose and replant. Tom Maccubbin,, "Poor root system hinders plant growth," 19 May 2018 And yet remarkable efforts have been made to preserve this small strip of land, including the dredging and piping of sediment from the Mississippi River to build back its southern shore and replanting the disappearing marsh to its north. Nate Berg, Curbed, "Can engineering save Louisiana’s coastline?," 7 Nov. 2018 If the underground tree portion is mainly in the root ball shape, it should be dug and replanted. Tom Maccubbin,, "Don’t let crape myrtle pruning become a 'chainsaw massacre'," 7 Apr. 2018 The vineyard was first planted in 1914, then replanted to Bordeaux varieties in 1962. Andy Perdue, The Seattle Times, "DeLille Cellars’ 2015 Harrison Hill is Andy Perdue’s Wine of the Year," 26 Oct. 2018 And sometimes, if the roots happen to still be in tact, they can even be replanted. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need To Know About Recycling Your Christmas Tree," 20 Dec. 2018 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

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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 How to pronounce replant (audio) \

Medical Definition of replant

: to subject to replantation replant an avulsed tooth

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