1. [ verb ] fix or set securely or deeply
Synonyms: imbed embed plant engraft

"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent" "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

Related terms: insert nest pot bury planting implantation
2. [ verb ] put firmly in the mind
Synonyms: plant

"Plant a thought in the students' minds"

Related terms: communicate
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"

Related terms: attach
4. [ noun ] (surgery) a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
Related terms: prosthesis artificial_joint dental_implant heart_valve penile_implant lens_implant breast_implant shunt artificial_heart
Similar spelling:   implanted