Meaning of “transplant” in the English Dictionary

"transplant" in British English

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transplantverb [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ]

uk /trænˈsplɑːnt/ us /trænˈsplænt/

to move something, or to be moved, from one place or person to another:

The plants should be grown indoors until spring, when they can be transplanted outside.


uk /trænˈsplɑːnt/ us /trænˈsplænt/

(Definition of “transplant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"transplant" in American English

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us /trænsˈplænt/

transplant verb (CHANGE ENVIRONMENT)

[ I/T ] to move someone or something, or to be moved from one place to another:

[ T ] I transplanted those bushes to the back of the house.

transplant verb (MOVE ORGAN)

[ T ] to move tissue or an organ from one person’s body to another’s

transplantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtrænsˌplænt/

transplant noun [ C ] (MEDICAL OPERATION)

a medical operation in which a new organ or tissue is put into someone's body:

He survived a kidney transplant.

transplant noun [ C ] (PERSON/THING)

someone or something that has moved or been moved from one place to another:

I’m a transplant from California.

(Definition of “transplant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)