What does Immune mean?

Definitions for Immuneɪˈmyun

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Immune.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. immune(adj)

    a person who is immune to a particular infection

  2. immune(adj)

    relating to the condition of immunity

    "the immune system"

  3. immune(adj)

    secure against

    "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"

  4. immune, resistant(adj)

    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

  5. immune(adj)

    (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence

    "immune to persuasion"

GCIDE

  1. Immune(a.)

    (Med.) Protected from disease due to the action of the immune system, especially by having been inoculated against or previously exposed to a disease.

  2. Immune(a.)

    (Med.) Of or pertaining to the immune system or the components of the immune system.

  3. Immune(a.)

    Not responsive; as, immune to suggestion.

  4. Origin: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

Wiktionary

  1. immune(Noun)

    A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease

  2. immune(Adjective)

    Exempt; not subject to

    As a diplomat, you are immune from prosecution.

  3. immune(Adjective)

    Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens

    I am immune to chicken pox.

  4. immune(Adjective)

    Not vulnerable

    Alas, she was immune to my charms.

  5. immune(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the immune system

    We examined the patient's immune response.

  6. Origin: From immunis, from in- + munus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immune(adj)

    exempt; protected by inoculation

  2. Origin: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immune

    im-mūn′, adj. free from obligation: not liable to infection.—n. Immun′ity, state of being immune: exemption: privilege. [Fr.,—L. in, not, munis, serving, obliging.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Immune in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Immune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jacob Bronowski:

    No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power.

  2. Stuart Stevens:

    Pride is a powerful narcotic, but it doesn't do much for the auto-immune system.

  3. Unknown:

    Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets.

  4. Keri Peterson:

    Stress impacts your immune system making it more difficult to fight off colds and flu, plus, stress often causes sleep deprivation, which further suppresses your immune system.

  5. Art Sims:

    This is the doctrine of justification. It is the wonderful fact that God imputes His righteousness to us and makes us immune to the condemnation of sin. Being justified, no sin can ever be imputed against us.

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