Definition of transplanting


  • the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location; "the transplant did not flower until the second year", "too frequent transplanting is not good for families", "she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation". Synonyms: transplant, transplantation.


  • lift and reset in another soil or situation; "Transplant the young rice plants". Synonyms: transfer, transplant.
  • be transplantable; "These delicate plants do not transplant easily". Synonyms: transplant.
  • place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient. Synonyms: graft, transplant.
  • transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America". Synonyms: transfer, transplant, transpose.

Rhymes with transplanting

chanting, enchanting, panting, planting, ranting, slanting, supplanting.

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  • transplanting is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 16 points
  • transplanting is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 16 points
  • transplanting is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 22 points
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