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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•fectɪnˈfɛkt(v.t.)

  1. to affect or contaminate with disease-producing germs.

  2. to taint or contaminate with any harmful substance:

    to infect the air with poison gas.

  3. to corrupt or affect morally.

  4. to imbue with some pernicious belief, opinion, etc.

  5. to affect so as to imbue with similar feeling:

    His courage infected the others.

  6. to affect with a computer virus.

    Category: Computers

Origin of infect:

1350–1400; ME < L infectus, ptp. of inficere to immerse in dye, taint, infect

in•fec′tor(n.)

in•fect′er(n.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Infecter(noun)

    one who, or that which, infects


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

infect(verb)

to fill with germs that cause disease; to give a disease to

You must wash that cut on your knee in case it becomes infected; She had a bad cold last week and has infected the rest of the class.

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