Definitions for vaccinateˈvæk səˌneɪt

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Vaccinate(v. t.)

    To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows; now, generally, to administer (by injection or otherwise) any vaccine with the objective of rendering the recipient immune to an infectious disease. One who has been thus immunized by vaccination is said to be vaccinated against a particular disease. One may be thus immunized (vaccinated) also by oral ingestion or inhalation of a vaccine.

  2. Origin: [See Vaccine.]

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [See Vaccine.]


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