Definition of transplant verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    transplant

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    verb
    NAmE//trænsˈplænt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they transplant
     
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    he / she / it transplants
     
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    past simple transplanted
     
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    -ing form transplanting
     
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  1. 1 transplant something to move a growing plant and plant it somewhere else
  2. 2 transplant something (from somebody/something) (into somebody/something) to take an organ, skin, etc. from one person, animal, part of the body, etc. and put it into or onto another Surgeons have successfully transplanted a liver into a four-year-old boy. Patients often reject transplanted organs. compare implant
  3. 3 transplant somebody/something (from…) (to…) (formal) to move someone or something to a different place or environment The company has transplanted some of its factories overseas.
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  5. NAmE//ˌtrænsplænˈteɪʃn//
     
    noun [uncountable] liver transplantation the transplantation of entire communities off the islands
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