from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Abundantly supplied; abounding.
- adjective Filled to satiation; gorged.
- adjective Usage Problem Complete.
- noun A specialized worker in a honey ant colony that stores food in its distensible abdomen for later use by other members of the colony.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To fill to repletion or satiety; fill full.
- Filled up; completely filled; full; abounding.
- noun One who or that which is replete or full; specifically, a worker-ant which stores such large quantities of honey-dew or other liquid food in its crop that its gaster is greatly distended and assumes a spherical or subspherical form; also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To fill completely, or to satiety.
- adjective Filled again; completely filled; full; charged; abounding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Gorged, filled to near the pointof bursting, especially with food or drink.
- noun A
- verb To restore something that has been
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective filled to satisfaction with food or drink
- verb fill to satisfaction
- adjective (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Huda Lutfi; "Democracy Is Coming," 2008; Sotheby 's estimate: $6,400 to $9,600 (Sotheby' s) Ms. Lutfi aspired to be a scholar of Islamic cultural history before embarking on an artistic career, and her paintings remain replete with coy and compelling references to Egyptian pop-culture, from singer Umm Kalthoum to modern warfare.
But this team has a name replete with an altogether different history.
a word replete with repulsive and disgraceful associations.
Q: My father-in-law is prone to lapse into a sort of pidgin English replete with “hot-cha-cha's” and terms like “schnozzola” when talking to our five month-old son.
Rather than praise the Turks for their comparative freedom and democracy, terms replete in Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's remarks in Cairo to almost all Middle East countries in June 2005, Mr. Biden focused on freedom of speech and its relationship to innovation.
Van Meegeren was an outright collaborator during the Nazi occupation of Holland, charges Lopez, pointing to paintings he did in the 1940s under his own name replete with heroic images of the Volksgeist, "the essential spirit of the German people" touted by the Nazis.
Impertinent claim: Today's president is content merely to reiterate the statement that history is "replete" with instances (about 200, he said last week) when presidents have used force without congressional authorization.
Leaves are "replete" (fully supported with nutrients) with water-conserving characteristics.
On the contrary, the criminal code is "replete" with instances of "statutory elements that call for juries to use common sense to evaluate terms such as severe pain, serious bodily injury, severe mental or physical pain."
One of them has _three_ golf-courses of its own; several are _replete_ with every comfort (and is not "replete" the perfect epithet?).
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