Antonyms of verb disinfect

1 sense of disinfect

Sense 1
disinfect -- (destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound")
       Antonym of infect (Sense 2)
      => infect, taint -- (contaminate with a disease or microorganism)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb disinfect

1 sense of disinfect

Sense 1
disinfect -- (destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound")
       => clean, make clean -- (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")

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