repot

verb re·pot \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpät \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of repot

repotted; repotting
transitive + intransitive
: to put (a plant) into another pot
  • If you want to give more root space to a growing plant, repot it with more soil in a slightly larger container.
  • Reader's Digest Crafts and Hobbies
  • Give it a pot at least 16 inches wide and deep, and repot occasionally to freshen the soil …
  • —Jim McCausland

First Known Use of repot

1754

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