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

5 senses of inoculate

Sense 1
inoculate -- (introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of; "My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 2
inoculate -- (introduce a microorganism into)
       => insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")

Sense 3
immunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinate -- (perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation; "We vaccinate against scarlet fever"; "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school")
       => inject, shoot -- (give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein")

Sense 4
inoculate -- (insert a bud for propagation)
       => propagate -- (cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering)

Sense 5
inoculate -- (impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune)
       => impregnate -- (fertilize and cause to grow; "the egg was impregnated")

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