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im·plant

 (ĭm-plănt′)
v. im·plant·ed, im·plant·ing, im·plants
v.tr.
1. To set in firmly, as into the ground: implant fence posts.
2. To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill: habits that had been implanted early in childhood.
3. Medicine
a. To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically: implant a drug capsule; implant a pacemaker.
b. To graft or insert (a tissue) within the body.
v.intr. Embryology
To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
n. (ĭm′plănt′)
Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device: a dental implant; a subcutaneous implant.

[Middle English implanten, from Medieval Latin implantāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin plantāre, to plant (from planta, a shoot; see plant).]

im·plant′a·ble adj.

implant

vb (tr)
1. to establish firmly; inculcate; instil: to implant sound moral principles.
2. to plant or embed; infix; entrench
3. (Surgery) surgery
a. to graft (a tissue) into the body
b. to insert (a radioactive substance, hormone, etc) into the tissues
n
(Surgery) anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone
imˈplanter n

im•plant

(v. ɪmˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt; n. ˈɪmˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt)

v.t.
1. to establish firmly in the mind: to implant principles of behavior.
2. to plant securely: to implant a post in the soil.
3. to insert or graft (a tissue, organ, or inert substance) into the body.
n.
4.
a. a device or material used for repairing or replacing part of the body.
b. medication or radioactive material inserted into tissue for sustained therapy.
5.
a. a frame or support inserted permanently into the bone or soft tissue of the jaw to hold artificial teeth.
b. an artificial tooth or bridge attached to such a device.
[1535–45; (<French) < Late Latin]
im•plant′a•ble, adj.
im•plant′er, n.

implant


Past participle: implanted
Gerund: implanting

Imperative
implant
implant
Present
I implant
you implant
he/she/it implants
we implant
you implant
they implant
Preterite
I implanted
you implanted
he/she/it implanted
we implanted
you implanted
they implanted
Present Continuous
I am implanting
you are implanting
he/she/it is implanting
we are implanting
you are implanting
they are implanting
Present Perfect
I have implanted
you have implanted
he/she/it has implanted
we have implanted
you have implanted
they have implanted
Past Continuous
I was implanting
you were implanting
he/she/it was implanting
we were implanting
you were implanting
they were implanting
Past Perfect
I had implanted
you had implanted
he/she/it had implanted
we had implanted
you had implanted
they had implanted
Future
I will implant
you will implant
he/she/it will implant
we will implant
you will implant
they will implant
Future Perfect
I will have implanted
you will have implanted
he/she/it will have implanted
we will have implanted
you will have implanted
they will have implanted
Future Continuous
I will be implanting
you will be implanting
he/she/it will be implanting
we will be implanting
you will be implanting
they will be implanting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been implanting
you have been implanting
he/she/it has been implanting
we have been implanting
you have been implanting
they have been implanting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been implanting
you will have been implanting
he/she/it will have been implanting
we will have been implanting
you will have been implanting
they will have been implanting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been implanting
you had been implanting
he/she/it had been implanting
we had been implanting
you had been implanting
they had been implanting
Conditional
I would implant
you would implant
he/she/it would implant
we would implant
you would implant
they would implant
Past Conditional
I would have implanted
you would have implanted
he/she/it would have implanted
we would have implanted
you would have implanted
they would have implanted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissueimplant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
artificial heart - a pump that replaces the natural heart
artificial joint - a metal or plastic part that is surgically implanted to replace a natural joint (possibly elbow or wrist but usually hip or knee)
breast implant - an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed
dental implant - an implant that replaces a natural tooth
heart valve - an implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve
interocular lens implant, IOL, lens implant - a clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation
penile implant - an implant that creates an artificial erection
prosthesis, prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
shunt - implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body
Verb1.implant - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
bury, sink - embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
2.implant - 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"
attach - become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill"
3.implant - put firmly in the mind; "Plant a thought in the students' minds"
communicate, pass along, put across, pass on, pass - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"

implant

verb
1. insert, place, plant, fix, root, sow, graft, embed, ingraft Doctors have implanted an artificial heart into a 46-year-old man.
2. instil, sow, infuse, inculcate, infix His father had implanted in him an ambition to obtain an education.
noun
1. implantation, insert They felt a woman had the right to have a breast implant.

implant

verb
To fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition:
Translations
يَزْرَع في جِسْم الإنْسانيَغْرُس، يَزْرَع
implantovatvštípit
bibringeimplantereindpode
istuttaajuurruttaakiinnittääkiinnittyä
græîa íinnræta, innprenta
įsodinimasįsodintiįteigtipersodinimaspersodinti
iedvestimplantēt
implantovať
aklına sokmakaşılamak

implant

[ˈɪmplɑːnt]
A. Nimplante m
B. [ɪmˈplɑːnt] VT (Med) [+ organ, tissue] → injertar, implantar (fig) [+ idea, principle] → inculcar

implant

[ɪmˈplɑːnt]
vt
[+ embryo, organ] → implanter
(fig) [+ idea, ideal] → inculquer
[ˈɪmplɑːnt] nimplant m breast implant

implant

vt
(fig)einimpfen (in sb jdm); to be deeply implanted in somebody(tief) in jdm verwurzelt sein
vi (Med: in womb) → sich einnisten
n (Med) → Implantat nt; breast implantBrustimplantat nt

implant

[vb ɪmˈplɑːnt; n ˈɪmplɑːnt]
1. vt (Med) → innestare (fig) (idea, principle) → inculcare
2. n (Med) → innesto

implant

(imˈplaːnt) verb
1. to put (ideas etc) into a person's mind.
2. to put (eg human tissue, a device etc) permanently into a part of the body.
implanˈtation noun

im·plant

n. implante, cualquier material insertado o injertado en el cuerpo;
v. implantar, injertar, insertar.

implant

n implante m; breast — implante mamario; cochlear — implante coclear; silicone — implante de silicona; vt implantar