verb (resupplies, resupplying, resupplied)[with object]
- 1Provide with a fresh supply: he planned to use 216 Squadron to resupply his forceMore example sentences
- The first strength is probably the most important; a defender can more quickly shift forces to resupply existing forces, shore up defense where it is needed, and counterattack.
- Logistics soldiers resupplied the force on a massive scale.
- We resupplied our groceries and from then on provided our own kitchen staff and cooked our own meals.
- 1.1 [no object] Acquire a fresh supply: phase two envisaged a period to regroup and resupplyMore example sentences
- As long as there is one troop from that regiment left alive, and the regiment is in supply, the regiment will resupply back to full strength and to a full number of units.
- A new approach to Logistics is evinced by resupplying only as needed, rapidly exploiting contracting assets in theater, and requiring a commonality of vehicle parts.
- Andònië and Hildor were resupplying at the market.
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- An act or instance of resupplying something or being resupplied: a resupply became essentialMore example sentences
- On the other hand, you still need a base and you still need the infrastructure that you had with the carrier, but certainly the resupply would be a lot easier, so land-based certainly has a lot of benefits.
- The others head for the restrooms or skulk to the vending machines for a resupply of chips and Dew.
- The International Space Station does indeed have plenty of reserve oxygen following a resupply on Christmas Day.
More definitions of resupplyDefinition of resupply in:
- The US English dictionary