HyperDic: inoculate

English > 5 senses of the word inoculate:
VERBcommunicationinoculateintroduce an idea or attitude into the mind of
changeinoculateintroduce a microorganism into
bodyinoculate, immunize, immunise, vaccinateperform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
bodyinoculateinsert a bud for propagation
bodyinoculateimpregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune
inoculate > pronunciation
Soundsihnaa'kyahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > inoculate: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningintroduce an idea or attitude into the mind of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs"
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
English > inoculate: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningintroduce a microorganism into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Narrowerseedinoculate with microorganisms
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Spanishinocular
Catalaninocular
English > inoculate: 5 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningPerform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsimmunize, immunise, vaccinate
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broaderinject, shootGive an injection to
Spanishinmunizar, inocular, vacunar
Catalanimmunitzar, inocular, vacunar
Nounsinoculanta substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
inoculatingthe act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity
inoculationtaking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
inoculatora medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseases
English > inoculate: 5 senses > verb 4, body
Meaninginsert a bud for propagation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderpropagateCause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
Spanishinocular
English > inoculate: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningimpregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderimpregnatefertilize and cause to grow
Spanishinocular

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