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Definition 1: an act exempting someone - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he was granted immunity from prosecution

Synonyms for immunity in the sense of this definition

(immunity is a kind of ...) a formal written statement of relinquishment

(... is a kind of immunity ) an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear

"collusion resulted in tax fixes for gamblers"

(... is a kind of immunity ) personal immunity accorded to a public official from liability to anyone injured by actions that are the consequence of exerting official authority

(... is a kind of immunity ) an exemption that precludes bringing a suit against the sovereign government without the government's consent

"the doctrine of sovereign immunity originated with the maxim that the king can do no wrong"

(... is a kind of immunity ) an exemption that displaces the privilege against self-incrimination; neither compelled testimony or any fruits of it can be used against the witness who therefore can no longer fear self-incrimination

Definition 2: the quality of being unaffected by something - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • immunity to criticism

(immunity is a kind of ...) the property of being invulnerable; the property of being incapable of being hurt (physically or emotionally)

Definition 3: the state of not being susceptible - [noun denoting state]

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

  • unsusceptibility to rust

Synonyms for immunity in the sense of this definition

(immunity is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of immunity ) immunity from an obligation or duty

Definition 4: (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for immunity in the sense of this definition

(immunity is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of immunity ) the property of eliciting an immune response

(... is a kind of immunity ) immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a fetus or by vaccination

(... is a kind of immunity ) immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup

(immunity belongs to category ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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