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English verb: inoculate

1. inoculate (communication) introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of


SamplesMy teachers inoculated me with their beliefs.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)inform

2. inoculate (change) introduce a microorganism into


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)enclose, inclose, insert, introduce, put in, stick in


Narrower (hyponym)seed

3. inoculate (body) perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation


SamplesWe vaccinate against scarlet fever.
The nurse vaccinated the children in the school.


Synonymsimmunise, immunize, vaccinate


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


Broader (hypernym)inject, shoot


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

4. inoculate (body) insert a bud for propagation


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)propagate

5. inoculate (body) impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)impregnate









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