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Definition 1: make pregnant - [verb of body]

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

  • He impregnated his wife again

Synonyms for impregnate in the sense of this definition

(impregnate is a kind of ...) introduce semen into (a female)

(impregnate has a similar meaning as ...) fertilize and cause to grow

"the egg was impregnated"

Definition 2: fertilize and cause to grow - [verb of body]

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

  • the egg was impregnated

(impregnate is a kind of ...) introduce semen into (a female)

(... is a kind of impregnate ) impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune

(impregnate has a similar meaning as ...) make pregnant

"He impregnated his wife again"

Definition 3: infuse or fill completely - [verb of change]

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

  • Impregnate the cloth with alcohol

Synonyms for impregnate in the sense of this definition

(impregnate is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

(... is a kind of impregnate ) impregnate with a medicinal substance

(... is a kind of impregnate ) treat or infuse with alcohol

"alcoholize the fruit and let them sit in the refrigerator"

(... is a kind of impregnate ) fill, soak, or imbue totally

"soak the bandage with disinfectant"

(... is a kind of impregnate ) treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification

(... is a kind of impregnate ) impregnate with thorium oxide to increase thermionic emission

(... is a kind of impregnate ) treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting

"stuff a bearskin"

(... is a kind of impregnate ) saturate

"The room was charged with tension and anxiety"

(... is a kind of impregnate ) permeate or impregnate

"The war drenched the country in blood"

Definition 4: fill, as with a certain quality - [verb of change]

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

  • The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

Synonyms for impregnate in the sense of this definition

(impregnate is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

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