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

6 senses of inject

Sense 1
inject, shoot -- (give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein")
       => administer, dispense -- (give or apply (medications))

Sense 2
inject -- (to introduce (a new aspect or element); "He injected new life into the performance")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Sense 3
inject, shoot -- (force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon")
       => insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")

Sense 4
inject -- (take by injection; "inject heroin")
       => drug, do drugs -- (use recreational drugs)

Sense 5
inject -- (feed intravenously)
       => feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

Sense 6
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject -- (to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

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