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.

    Etymology: [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.

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

  2. inject(Verb)

    To introduce (something) suddenly or violently.

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

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

  3. inject(Verb)

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

    Now lie back while we inject you with the anesthetic.

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

  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.

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

  5. inject(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Inject(verb)

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

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

  3. Inject(verb)

    to cast or throw; -- with on

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

  4. Inject(verb)

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

    Etymology: [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. Flemming Jegbjærg Nielsen:

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

  2. Jeremy Hodara:

    We have a very significant footprint of physical locations across the continent where we can inject packages and parcels and distribute it. That's unique.

  3. Colette:

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

  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. Adam Bisaga:

    Suboxone is an opioid medication, it can be misused. Some use it intravenously, they inject it, and they have lost control over the medication and are truly addicted. But that's really a small portion of patients. All the evidence shows that this is small.

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