- To make a copy (replica) of
- On entering a host cell, a virus will start to replicate.
- (obsolete) To reply.
replicate (plural replicates)
- an outcome of a replication procedure.
- (botany, zoology) Folded over or backward; folded back upon itself.
- a replicate leaf or petal
- the replicate margin of a shell
- replicate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- replicate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911