from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To fill or make complete again; add a new stock or supply to: replenish the larder.
- transitive v. To inspire or nourish: The music will replenish my weary soul.
- intransitive v. To become full again.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To refill; to renew; to supply again or to add a fresh quantity.
- v. To fill; to complete; to supply fully.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fill again after having been diminished or emptied; to stock anew; hence, to fill completely; to cause to abound.
- transitive v. To finish; to complete; to perfect.
- intransitive v. To recover former fullness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fill again; hence, to fill completely; stock.
- To finish; complete; consummate; perfect.
- To revive.
- To recover former fullness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fill something that had previously been emptied
Middle English replenisshen, from Old French replenir, repleniss- : re-, re- + plenir, to fill (from plein, full, from Latin plēnus; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English replenisshen, from Old French repleniss-, stem of some of the conjugated forms of replenir, from re- + plenir, from plein, from Latin plenus. (Wiktionary)