What does immune mean?

Definitions for immune
ɪˈmyunim·mune

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Immune(a.)

    (Med.) Protected from disease due to the action of the immune system, especially by having been inoculated against or previously exposed to a disease.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

  2. Immune(a.)

    (Med.) Of or pertaining to the immune system or the components of the immune system.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

  3. Immune(a.)

    Not responsive; as, immune to suggestion.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

Wiktionary

  1. immune(Noun)

    A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  2. immune(Adjective)

    Exempt; not subject to

    As a diplomat, you are immune from prosecution.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  3. immune(Adjective)

    Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens

    I am immune to chicken pox.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  4. immune(Adjective)

    Not vulnerable

    Alas, she was immune to my charms.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  5. immune(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the immune system

    We examined the patient's immune response.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immune(adj)

    exempt; protected by inoculation

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immune

    im-mūn′, adj. free from obligation: not liable to infection.—n. Immun′ity, state of being immune: exemption: privilege. [Fr.,—L. in, not, munis, serving, obliging.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immune in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of immune in a Sentence

  1. Acting AFP Commissioner Neil Gaughan:

    No section of the community should be immune to this kind of activity or evidence collection more broadly, i reject the allegation ... that we are trying to intimidate journalists.

  2. Ulrike Gehring:

    Exposure to air pollution is thought to cause asthma by effecting the size and structure of the developing lung as well as the developing immune system, the exact mechanisms behind the association between air pollution exposure and asthma in children, however, are not clear.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    Which tells us, that if the body is capable of making an immune response to clear the virus of natural infection, that's a pretty good proof of concept, having said that, there is never a guarantee.

  4. Keri Peterson:

    Plus, stress often causes sleep deprivation, which further suppresses your immune system.

  5. Greg Roh:

    The virus outbreak is positive for Samsung's mobile division, but negative for Samsung's chip and display businesses, samsung will not be completely immune from the virus.

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