Definitions for Immuneɪˈmyun

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•muneɪˈmyun(adj.)

  1. protected from a disease or the like, as by inoculation.

    Category: Immunology

  2. of or pertaining to the production of antibodies or lymphocytes that can react with a specific antigen:

    immune reaction.

    Category: Immunology

  3. exempt; protected:

    immune from punishment.

  4. not responsive or susceptible:

    immune to new ideas.

  5. (n.)an immune person.

Origin of immune:

1400–50; late ME < L immūnis exempt =im-im -2+-mūnis; see common

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. immune(adjective)ɪˈmyun

    resistant to disease

    Will humans ever become immune to cancer?

  2. immuneɪˈmyun

    not badly affected by

    She seems to be immune to all criticism.; No computer is immune to viruses.

  3. immuneɪˈmyun

    not affected by a rule; = exempt

    diplomats who are immune from prosecution

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


Translations for Immune

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

immune(adjective)

(with to or from ) protected against, or naturally resistant to, eg a disease

immune to measles; immune from danger.

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