What does INJECT mean?

Definitions for INJECTɪnˈdʒɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inject, shoot(verb)

    give an injection to

    "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

  2. inject(verb)

    to introduce (a new aspect or element)

    "He injected new life into the performance"

  3. inject, shoot(verb)

    force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

    "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

  4. inject(verb)

    take by injection

    "inject heroin"

  5. inject(verb)

    feed intravenously

  6. interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject(verb)

    to insert between other elements

    "She interjected clever remarks"


  1. Inject(v. t.)

    to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation.

  2. Origin: [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]


  1. inject(Verb)

    To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage.

    The nurse injected a painkilling drug into the veins of my forearm.

  2. inject(Verb)

    To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.

    Punk injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the British music scene.

  3. inject(Verb)

    To administer an injection to (someone), especially of medicine or drugs.

    Now lie back while we inject you with the anesthetic.

  4. inject(Verb)

    To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs.

    It's been a week since I stopped injecting, and I'm still in withdrawal.

  5. inject(Verb)

    To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability.

  6. Origin: From the participle stem of inicere, from in- + jacere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inject(verb)

    to throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe

  2. Inject(verb)

    fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill

  3. Inject(verb)

    to cast or throw; -- with on

  4. Inject(verb)

    to fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels

  5. Origin: [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter. See Jet a shooting forth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inject

    in-jekt′, v.t. to throw into: to cast on: to make to pass in or into.—ns. Injec′tion, act of injecting or throwing in or into: the act of filling the vessels of an animal body with any liquid: a liquid to be injected into any part of the body; Injec′tor, one who injects: something used for injecting, especially an apparatus by which a stream of water is forced into a steam-boiler. [L. injicĕre, injectumin, into, jacĕre, to throw.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INJECT' in Verbs Frequency: #1111


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of INJECT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of INJECT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barnabas Gan:

    The story's simple yet powerful enough to inject a bearish trend for gold.

  2. Alexandar Djelic:

    He told me I could inject my manhood with Vaseline and this would pump it up and make it much larger.

  3. Colette:

    Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.

  4. Joseph Rosenbaum:

    You cannot inject a new risk module without having somebody squirm, nobody likes to have additional liability.

  5. Flemming Jegbjærg Nielsen:

    There will be a need to inject liquidity in interbank market to neutralize the impact from foreign exchange intervention.

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