What does inject mean?

Definitions for inject
ɪnˈdʒɛktin·ject

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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"

GCIDE

  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.]

Wiktionary

  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.]

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of inject in a Sentence

  1. Zhou Lin:

    Reforms inject vigour into the economy, and are good for the market, helping extend the rebound, although investors are still looking for signs that the economy is bottoming out, the panic sentiment we saw last week is over.

  2. RICARDO(RAS CARDO)SCOTT B.A., M.S.R, J.D.:

    ***BABYLON HAVE A PLAN. BRING IN DI GUNS AND DI COCAINE. LET THE YOUTHS INJECT IT INNA DEM VEIN. THEY FEEL NO PAIN, GO INSANE, AND BECOME A SLAVE UNDER BABYLON'S EVIL AND WICKED REIGN

  3. Andrew Murphy:

    Discussions in ICAO on boosting climate ambitions have been stuck in neutral for years - Greta's presence could inject much needed urgency to the debate.

  4. Doug Thornell:

    Hopefully it's a conversation that he can inject into the larger presidential conversation, you don't really hear a lot of people talking about urban America. You hear the conversation pop up when there's something like what's happened in Baltimore or Ferguson, but then the conversation stops.

  5. Privatization Commission Chairman Mohammad Zubair:

    The best option is to privatize so that private sector buyers inject capital to upgrade the plant and machinery, buy raw material and so on.

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