Definitions for INJECTɪnˈdʒɛkt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to force (a fluid) into a passage, cavity, or tissue.
to introduce (something new or different):
to inject humor into a situation.
to interject (a remark, suggestion, etc.), as into conversation.
Origin of inject:
1590–1600; < L injectus, ptp. of in(j)icere to throw in, instill =in-in-2+jacere to throw
give an injection to
"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
to introduce (a new aspect or element)
"He injected new life into the performance"
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
"inject hydrogen into the balloon"
take by injection
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject(verb)
to insert between other elements
"She interjected clever remarks"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to put a drug into sb's body using a needle
The horse was injected with a tranquilizer.
to add sth
His speech injected a little humor into the occasion.; The government injected cash into the market.; an injection into the muscle; cash injections
To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage.
The nurse injected a painkilling drug into the veins of my forearm.
To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.
Punk injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the British music scene.
To administer an injection to (someone), especially of medicine or drugs.
Now lie back while we inject you with the anesthetic.
To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.
It's been a week since I stopped injecting, and I'm still in withdrawal.
To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.
Origin: From the participle stem of inicere, from in- + jacere.
to throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe
fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill
to cast or throw; -- with on
to fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels
British National Corpus
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Translations for INJECT
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to force (a liquid etc) into the body of (a person) by means of a needle and syringe
The doctor injected the antibiotic into her arm; He has to be injected twice daily with an antibiotic.
- injetarPortuguese (BR)
- dát injekciCzech
- κάνω ένεση, χορηγώ με σύριγγαGreek
- تزریق کردنFarsi
- faire une injectionFrench
- नवीनता लानाHindi
- injicēt; iešļircinātLatvian
- sprøyte innNorwegian
- تزریق کردنPersian
- تزریق کولPashto
- a face o injecţieRomanian
- dať injekciuSlovak
- ฉีด (ยา)Thai
- iğne yapmak, şırınga etmekTurkish
- 注射Chinese (Trad.)
- впорскувати, вводитиUkrainian
- انجکشن کے ذریعہ جس میں داخل کرناUrdu
- 注射Chinese (Simp.)
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