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Definition 1: a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue - [noun denoting artifact]

(implant is a kind of ...) corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body

(... is a kind of implant ) a pump that replaces the natural heart

(... is a kind of implant ) a metal or plastic part that is surgically implanted to replace a natural joint (possibly elbow or wrist but usually hip or knee)

(... is a kind of implant ) an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed

(... is a kind of implant ) an implant that replaces a natural tooth

(... is a kind of implant ) an implant that replaces a natural cardiac valve

(... is a kind of implant ) a clear plastic lens that is implanted in the eye; usually done when the natural lens has been removed in a cataract operation

(... is a kind of implant ) an implant that creates an artificial erection

(... is a kind of implant ) implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber; for draining fluids within the body

Definition 2: put firmly in the mind - [verb of cognition]

Samples where implant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Plant a thought in the students' minds

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(implant is a kind of ...) transmit information

"Please communicate this message to all employees" "pass along the good news"

Definition 3: fix or set securely or deeply - [verb of contact]

Samples where implant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for implant in the sense of this definition

(implant is a kind of ...) put or introduce into something

"insert a picture into the text"

(... is a kind of implant ) plant in a pot

"He potted the palm"

(... is a kind of implant ) fit together or fit inside

"nested bowls"

(... is a kind of implant ) embed deeply

"She sank her fingers into the soft sand" "He buried his head in her lap"

Definition 4: become attached to and embedded in the uterus - [verb of contact]

Samples where implant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The egg fertilized in vitro implanted in the uterus of the birth mother with no further complications

(implant is a kind of ...) become attached

"The spider's thread attached to the window sill"

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