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. Pina LoGiudice:

    Studies show that the more sleep you get, the better your immune system will be, i would also recommend a small dose of vitamin C when a woman has a cold. You don’t want to take too much of it because it can induce contractions, so I usually keep it at anywhere less than 500 mg. I love Neti pots, especially if there is a sinus infection. And doing saltwater gargles if you have a sore throat.

  2. Charles Mackay:

    A leaky gut is bad because all these undesirable things go from the gut into the bloodstream, and they screw up the immune system.

  3. Elizabeth Cohen:

    As any parent knows, children are little disease vectors. We don't know precisely how effective children are at passing on the virus that causes Covid-19, but it's a big concern, also, while children don't get as sick from Covid-19 as adults do, they can become seriously ill. We should not be lulled into thinking children are immune to Covid-19.

  4. Adrian Hill:

    If a single dose of an Ebola vaccine is sufficient, it makes absolute sense to use that. But it also makes sense at this early stage of trials to see if a second booster vaccine can greatly increase the levels of immune responses produced.

  5. Nick Watts:

    Children are particularly vulnerable to the health risks of a changing climate. Their bodies and immune systems are still developing, leaving them more susceptible to disease and environmental pollutants.

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