intransitive verb

To set in firmly, as into the ground.

intransitive verb

To establish securely, as in the mind or consciousness; instill.

intransitive verb

To insert or embed (an object or a device) surgically.

intransitive verb

To graft or insert (a tissue) within the body.

intransitive verb

To become attached to and embedded in the uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.


Something implanted, especially a surgically implanted tissue or device.

To plant, set, fix, or lodge; cause to take root or form a vital union: with in: as, to implant living tissue from one part of the body in another; to implant sound principles in the mind.

To cause to be supplied or enriched; imbue or endow: with with.

transitive verb

To plant, or infix, for the purpose of growth; to fix deeply; to instill; to inculate; to introduce.