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Definition 1: a person who is immune to a particular infection - [noun denoting person]

(immune is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of immune ) (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Definition 2: relating to the condition of immunity - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • the immune system

Definition 3: secure against - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda
  • immune from criminal prosecution

(immune is similar to ...) (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject

"a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process" "exempt from jury duty" "only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes"

Definition 4: (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • immune to persuasion

(immune is similar to ...) undergoing no change when acted upon

"entirely unaffected by each other's writings" "fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment"

Definition 5: relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for immune in the sense of this definition

(immune is similar to ...) not susceptible to

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