Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To set in firmly, as into the ground.
  • intransitive verb To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill.
  • intransitive verb To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically.
  • intransitive verb To graft or insert (a tissue) within the body.
  • intransitive verb To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
  • noun Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To plant, set, fix, or lodge; cause to take root or form a vital union: with in: as, to implant living tissue from one part of the body in another; to implant sound principles in the mind.
  • To cause to be supplied or enriched; imbue or endow: with with.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply; to instill; to inculate; to introduce.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To fix firmly or set securely or deeply.
  • verb transitive To insert (something) surgically into the body.
  • verb intransitive Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the womb.
  • noun Anything surgically implanted in the body, such as a tissue graft or prosthesis, particularly breast implants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb put firmly in the mind
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
  • noun a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  • verb become attached to and embedded in the uterus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English implanten, from Medieval Latin implantāre : Latin in-, in; see in– + Latin plantāre, to plant (from planta, a shoot; see plant).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin implantō.

Examples

  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

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  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

    Dental Tourism

  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

    Dental Tourism

  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

    Dental Tourism

  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

    Dental Tourism

  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

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  • P.S. Tudyk had a cut on his head … was that from his wound last week or was it a brain implant … hmmmmmmmmmm!

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  • Even if you think the metal implant is compatible with the MRI machine, you must let the MRI personnel know in order to ensure this metal is compatible.

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  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

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  • She has warned me that for safety reasons an implant is usually an 18 month process from start to finish, and the cost here is about $2,1000Pesos each (1,620 US Dollars).

    Dental Tourism

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