HyperDic: immune

English > 5 senses of the word immune:
ADJECTIVEpertimmunerelating to the condition of immunity
allimmunesecure against
allimmune, resistantrelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection)
allimmune(usually followed by 'to') not affected by a given influence
NOUNperson immunea person who is immune to a particular infection
immune > pronunciation
Soundsihmyuw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > immune: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to the condition of immunity.
Example"the immune system"
Spanishinmunitario
Catalanimmunitari
Nounsimmunitythe state of not being susceptible
immunity(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
English > immune: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSecure against.
Examples
  • "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"
  • "immune from criminal prosecution"
Broaderexempt(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
Spanishinmune
Nounsimmunityan act exempting someone
English > immune: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection).
Synonymresistant
Broaderunsusceptible, insusceptiblenot susceptible to
Spanishinmune, resistente
Catalanresistent
Nounsimmunity(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
English > immune: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(usually followed by 'to') not affected by a given influence.
Example"immune to persuasion"
BroaderunaffectedUndergoing no change when acted upon
Spanishinmune
Nounsimmunitythe quality of being unaffected by something
English > immune: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is immune to a particular infection.
Narrowercarrier, immune carrier(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishinmune

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