August 20, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
replenish /rɪˈplɛnɪʃ/ verb
replenish
/rɪˈplɛnɪʃ/
verb

replenishes; replenished; replenishing

The man is replenishing the glass.
The man is replenishing the glass.
Learner's definition of REPLENISH

[+ object] somewhat formal

: to fill or build up (something) again

  • An efficient staff of workers replenished the trays of appetizers almost as quickly as guests emptied them.

  • He replenished his supply of wood in preparation for the winter.

  • Drink this—you need to replenish your fluids after your hike.

  • plants that replenish soil nutrients

replenishment /rɪˈplɛnɪʃmənt/ noun [noncount]

  • The clinic's drug supply is in serious need of replenishment.

  • the replenishment of soil nutrients

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