Definitions for vaccinateˈvæk səˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vac•ci•nateˈvæk səˌneɪt(v.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to inoculate with a vaccine.

    Category: Immunology

  2. (v.i.)to perform or practice vaccination.

    Category: Immunology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinate(verb)

    perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. vaccinate(verb)ˈvæk səˌneɪt

    to inject sb with medicine that prevents a disease

    to vaccinate sb against sth


  1. vaccinate(Verb)

    Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaccinate(verb)

    to inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows

Translations for vaccinate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to protect (a person etc) against a disease by putting vaccine into his blood

Has your child been vaccinated against smallpox?

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