Definition of replenish in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈplɛnɪʃ/


[with object]
1Fill (something) up again: he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water
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  • The fact is that, in a year of frequent and adequate rainfalls, there was not always the volume to fill or replenish dams and underground resources.
  • ‘Europe is a difficult market, and we are totally aware of that,’ Cho said, after returning from a June trip to Burgundy to replenish his wine collection.
  • Recharge is the amount of water from precipitation that replenishes groundwater in storage.
refill, top up, fill up, recharge, reload;
North American  freshen;
Scottish  plenish
1.1Restore (a stock or supply) to a former level or condition: all creatures need sleep to replenish their energies
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  • In particular, materials requirement planning is a system that assists management to monitor inventory and replenish as stock levels approach minimum requirements.
  • Ship stocks will then be replenished from the base warehouses.
  • State marine biologists said coastal waters were over-fished and the ban was necessary so that stocks could be replenished.
stock up, restock, restore, fill up, make up;
replace, renew



Example sentences
  • The company recently launched PediaPop - a lickable, flavored electrolyte replenisher for kids with diarrhea.
  • High-GI carbs let you quickly refuel during a ride and are the best post-ride replenisher, because they refill your empty energy stores fast.
  • If you are doing development by inspection, the remaining concentrate can be used as a replenisher for the working solution.


Late Middle English (in the sense 'supply abundantly'): from Old French repleniss-, lengthened stem of replenir, from re- 'again' (also expressing intensive force) + plenir 'fill' (from Latin plenus 'full').

Words that rhyme with replenish


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