Definition of transplant

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • transplant is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 12
  • transplant is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 12
  • transplant is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of transplant


  • transfer from one place or period to another (verb)

    Examples

    1. The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

    Synonyms

    1. transfer
    2. transpose
  • an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he had a kidney transplant
    2. the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    3. a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

    Synonyms

    1. organ transplant
    2. transplantation
  • place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. graft
  • (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. graft
  • lift and reset in another soil or situation (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. transfer
  • the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location (noun)

    Examples

    1. the transplant did not flower until the second year
    2. too frequent transplanting is not good for families
    3. she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation

    Synonyms

    1. transplantation
    2. transplanting
  • be transplantable (verb)

    Examples

    1. These delicate plants do not transplant easily

See definition of transplant in Merriam Webster

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