One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Fill up; replenish.
refill, top up, fill up, recharge, reloadView synonyms
- ‘The earth was now plenished anew with living beings.’
- ‘I will plenish the wine and fetch the pack while I am about it.’
- ‘Gifts came from many places to plenish the storeroom and pantry.’
- ‘We all truly hope the latter will help plenish the former.’
- ‘They know that aid goes to plenish the dictator's wife's wardrobe.’
Late Middle English: from Old French plenir ‘fill’, from plein ‘full’, from Latin plenus; compare with replenish.
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