What does inject mean?

Definitions for inject
ɪnˈdʒɛktin·ject

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inject, shootverb

    give an injection to

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

  2. injectverb

    to introduce (a new aspect or element)

    "He injected new life into the performance"

  3. inject, shootverb

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

    "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

  4. injectverb

    take by injection

    "inject heroin"

  5. injectverb

    feed intravenously

  6. interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, injectverb

    to insert between other elements

    "She interjected clever remarks"

GCIDE

  1. Injectverb

    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. injectverb

    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. injectverb

    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. injectverb

    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. injectverb

    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. injectverb

    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. Injectverb

    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. Injectverb

    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. Injectverb

    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. Injectverb

    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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  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. Hillary Clinton:

    I'm now the nominee of the Democratic Party. I inherit nothing from the Democratic Party, it was bankrupt, it was on the verge of insolvency, its data was mediocre to poor, non-existent, wrong. I had to inject money into it -- The Republican committee -- to keep it going.

  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. Mathew Staver:

    No one should be forced to inject a drug into their body, especially one that is not fully approved by the FDA.

  4. Brian Johnson:

    I believe they can sleep there but if patients are allowed to inject themselves with opioids then unintended deaths are going to occur either way.

  5. Stelios Haji-Ioannou:

    If this 4.5 billion pound liability to Airbus is preserved – and not cancelled - by the easyJet board then, I regret to report, easyJet will run out of money around August 2020, perhaps even earlier, i will certainly not be throwing good money after bad. For the avoidance of doubt, I will not inject any fresh equity in easyJet whilst the Airbus liability is in place.

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