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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
References in classic literature ?
Then there was the satisfaction of being mistress of the poor domain; of planning, governing, deciding; of bringing order out of chaos; of implanting gayety in the place of inert resignation to the inevitable.
No, John," she insisted, "I shall never give my consent to the implanting in Jack's mind of any suggestion of the savage life which we both wish to preserve him from.
A familiarity with Alec d'Urberville's presence--which that young man carefully cultivated in her by playful dialogue, and by jestingly calling her his cousin when they were alone--removed much of her original shyness of him, without, however, implanting any feeling which could engender shyness of a new and tenderer kind.