What does the word transplant mean?

Usage examples for transplant

  1. The passage concerning the wilderness, gave me, and still gives me so much delight, that I will transplant it like a rose- bush into this wilderness of mine, hoping it will give like pleasure to my reader. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  2. Such trees are slow in starting and are hard to transplant. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  3. But it's like picking flowers and sticking them in the ground to make a garden- unless you transplant the flower with its roots, and prepare the soil to receive it, your garden will be faded tomorrow. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton