replete

  • 1 Replete — Re*plete (r? pl?t ), a. [L. repletus, p. p. of replere to fill again, fill up; pref. re re + plere to fill, akin to plenus full: cf. F. replet corpulent. See {Plenty}, {Replenish}.] Filled again; completely filled; full; charged; abounding. His… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 replete — means ‘filled or well supplied’ either with food or with some other necessity, and denotes an abundance of the thing specified, which typically follows the preposition with: • This on off deal was also replete with procrastination and posturing… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 replete — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (replete with) filled or well supplied with. 2) very full with food; sated. DERIVATIVES repletion noun. ORIGIN from Latin replere fill up …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Replete — Re*plete , v. t. To fill completely, or to satiety. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 replete — I adjective abounding, abundant, affluent, ample, bounteous, bountiful, brimfull, brimming, chockfull, closely packed, cloyed, complete, completely full, copious, crammed, crammed solid, filled, filled to repletion, flush, fraught, full, fully… …

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  • 6 replete — late 14c., from O.Fr. replet filled up (14c.), from L. repletus, pp. of replere to fill, from re , intensive prefix, + plere to fill, related to plenus full (see PLENARY (Cf. plenary)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 replete — *full, complete, plenary Analogous words: abundant, *plentiful: sated, satiated, surfeited (see SATIATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 replete — [adj] full, well stocked abounding, abundant, alive, awash, brimful, brimming, charged, chock full*, complete, crammed, crowded, filled, full up*, glutted, gorged, jammed, jam packed, lavish, loaded, luxurious, overfed, overflowing, packed,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 replete — [ri plēt′] adj. [ME < OFr replet < L repletus, pp. of replere < re , again + plere, to fill: see FULL1] 1. well filled or plentifully supplied 2. stuffed with food and drink; gorged n. HONEY POT (sense 1) …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 replete — [[t]rɪpli͟ːt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ with n To be replete with something means to be full of it. [FORMAL] The Harbor was replete with boats... History is replete with examples of populations out of control. Syn: full of 2) ADJ: usu v link… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 replète — ● replet, replète adjectif (latin repletus, rempli) Qui a de l embonpoint ; grassouillet : Un petit homme replet. ● replet, replète (difficultés) adjectif (latin repletus, rempli) Orthographe Attention à la finale du fémi …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 12 replete — repletely, adv. repleteness, n. repletive, adj. repletively, adv. /ri pleet /, adj. 1. abundantly supplied or provided; filled (usually fol. by with): a speech replete with sentimentality. 2. stuffed or gorged with food and drink. 3. complete: a… …

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  • 13 replete — adj. (cannot stand alone) replete with * * * [rɪ pliːt] (cannot stand alone) replete with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 replete — re|plete [rıˈpli:t] adj [not before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of replere to fill up ] 1.) formal full of something replete with ▪ Literature is replete with tales of power. 2.) old fashioned very full of food or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 replete — re|plete [ rı plit ] adjective VERY FORMAL full of something: replete with: For him, the city was replete with memories. a. feeling that you do not want anything more to eat or drink …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 replete — adjective 1) the guests were replete Syn: well fed, sated, satiated, full, full up; glutted, gorged; informal stuffed 2) a sumptuous environment replete with antiques Syn: filled, full, well stocked, well sup …

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  • 17 replete — UK [rɪˈpliːt] / US [rɪˈplɪt] adjective a) literary full of something replete with: For him, the city was replete with memories. b) old fashioned feeling that you do not want anything more to eat or drink …

    English dictionary

  • 18 replete — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French replet, from Latin repletus, past participle of replēre to fill up, from re + plēre to fill more at full Date: 14th century 1. fully or abundantly provided or filled < …

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  • 19 replete — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [ri PLEET] filled, full, plentiful. The cellar was replete with wine bottles. SYN.: full, filled, plentiful, abundant, crammed, stuffed, packed, glutted, *chock full, loaded. ANT.: empty, vacant,… …

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  • 20 replete — adjective (not before noun) 1 formal fully supplied with something (+ with): a book replete with diagrams 2 old fashioned so full of food or drink that you want no more repletion /rI pli:SFn/ noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English