American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To fill or make complete again; add a new stock or supply to: replenish the larder.
- v. To inspire or nourish: The music will replenish my weary soul.
- v. To become full again.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fill again; hence, to fill completely; stock.
- To finish; complete; consummate; perfect.
- To revive.
- To recover former fullness.
- v. To refill; to renew; to supply again or to add a fresh quantity.
- v. archaic To fill; to complete; to supply fully.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To fill again after having been diminished or emptied; to stock anew; hence, to fill completely; to cause to abound.
- v. obsolete To finish; to complete; to perfect.
- v. obsolete To recover former fullness.
- v. fill something that had previously been emptied
- 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)
- 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)
“If I’m out and my diaper bag runs out I can replenish from the car.”
“In 1965, Dr. Robert Cade, a specialist in kidney disease, created Gatorade for the University of Florida football team the Gators, hence the name to replenish the water and electrolytes that athletes lost when they sweated.”
“With numbers like that, there is little reason for employers to "replenish" a trust fund that is already flowing over.”
“They are actually having to regroup right now, bring up sort of their heavy duty breathing apparatus to kind of replenish the oxygen supplies.”
“The length of time it takes him to "replenish" his library (with your books) strikes you as pathetic.”
“To 'replenish' the earth is to give out love ungrudgingly to all Nature, -- to 'subdue' the earth, is first, to master the atoms of which the human organisation is composed, and hold them completely under control, so that by means of this mastery, all other atomic movements and forces upon this planet and its encircling atmosphere may be equally controlled.”
“David Liddiment, the Trust member who explained it, says "replenish" with all the confident delight of Cheryl Cole on those hair dye commercials.”
“So Radio 4 must "replenish" its 35- to 50-year-old listenership by changing its tone of voice and understanding a wider range of concerns.”
“I now have five lines active. taipo said: Not for me, you have to "replenish”
“Their default setting on the call is to tell you how many minutes you have but to tell you when they will expire, so you now their game plan. taipo said: Not for me, you have to "replenish" (add new minutes) your account every 3 months.”
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