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English verb: disinfect

1. disinfect (body) destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing


SamplesDisinfect a wound.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean


Narrower (hyponym)antisepticize, chlorinate, sterilise, sterilize


Antonymsinfect, taint









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