Definition of Implant

1. Noun. A prosthesis placed permanently in tissue.

2. Verb. Fix or set securely or deeply. "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
Exact synonyms: Embed, Engraft, Imbed, Plant
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Specialized synonyms: Pot, Nest, Bury, Sink
Derivative terms: Implantation, Implantation, Implantation, Planting

3. Verb. Become attached to and embedded in the uterus. "The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications"
Generic synonyms: Attach

4. Verb. Put firmly in the mind. "They won't implant the story "; "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
Exact synonyms: Plant
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Pass, Pass Along, Pass On, Put Across

Definition of Implant

1. v. t. To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply; to instill; to inculate; to introduce; as, to implant the seeds of virtue, or the principles of knowledge, in the minds of youth.

Definition of Implant

1. Verb. (transitive) To fix firmly or set securely or deeply. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To insert (something) surgically into the body. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) Of an embryo, to become attached to and embedded in the womb. ¹

4. Noun. Anything surgically implanted in the body, such as a tissue graft or prosthesis, particularly (w breast implant)s. ¹

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Definition of Implant

1. to set securely [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Implant

1. A replacement for one of your missing teeth. The implant is different than a bridge in that the implant is permanently attached into your jaw. (08 Jan 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Implant

implant (current term)
implant denture
implant denture substructure
implantation cone
implantation cyst
implantation graft
implanted suture

Literary usage of Implant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1826)
"To plant is properly to fix plants in the ground ; to implant is, ... It is the business of the parent in early life to implant sentiments of virtue in his ..."

2. The Psalms of David in Metre by Free Church of Scotland, Free Church of Scotland General Assembly, General Assembly (1884)
"A godly fear of sin impart, 45 implant, and root it deep within, That I may dread thy gracious power, And never dare offend thee more. ..."

3. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1894)
"But above all they were careful to get into their hands the control of the higher and lower schools, in order to be able to implant in the hearts of the ..."

4. Restituta: Or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... That in my torture she all earths may sing, And some to tremble in her trumpeting Heaven's christal temples : in her powers implant Skill of my griefs, ..."

5. A complete dictionary of the English languageby Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1797)
"Jm-li'.kab-l^. ad. With malice not to be pacified, inexorably. To implant, Im-plant', va To infix, to infert, to place, to engraft. ..."

6. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(A) 120 milligrams (mg) trenbolone acetate and 24 mg estradiol (one implant consisting of 6 pellets, each pellet containing 20 mg trenbolone acetate and 4 ..."

7. Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. by Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth (1820)
"their minds entirely open to such ideas and sentiments, and such only; as he desired to implant. Mi> Day had an unconquerable horror of the empire of ..."

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