replenish

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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.

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

  1. To refill; to renew; to supply again or to add a fresh quantity.
    It's a popular product, and they have to replenish their stock of it frequently.
  2. (archaic) To fill; to complete; to supply fully.
    ...and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth... (Genesis 1:28, KJV)
  3. (obsolete) To finish; to complete; to perfect.
    • Shakespeare
      We smothered the most replenished sweet work of nature.

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