replenish

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English replenisshen, borrowed from Old French repleniss-, stem of some of the conjugated forms of replenir, from re- + plenir, from plein, from Latin plenus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈplɛn.ɪʃ/
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VerbEdit

replenish (third-person singular simple present replenishes, present participle replenishing, simple past and past participle replenished)

  1. (transitive) To refill; to renew; to supply again or to add a fresh quantity to.
    It's a popular product, and they have to replenish their stock of it frequently.
  2. (transitive, archaic) To fill up; to complete; to supply fully.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To finish; to complete; to perfect.

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