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Definition 1: perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation - [verb of body]

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

  • We vaccinate against scarlet fever
  • The nurse vaccinated the children in the school

Synonyms for inoculate in the sense of this definition

(inoculate is a kind of ...) give an injection to

"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

(inoculate belongs to category ...) the 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

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 2: insert a bud for propagation - [verb of body]

(inoculate is a kind of ...) cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

Definition 3: impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune - [verb of body]

(inoculate is a kind of ...) fertilize and cause to grow

"the egg was impregnated"

Definition 4: introduce a microorganism into - [verb of change]

(inoculate is a kind of ...) place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

"Insert your ticket here"

(... is a kind of inoculate ) inoculate with microorganisms

Definition 5: introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of - [verb of communication]

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

  • My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs

(inoculate is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

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