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vaccinate

verb vac·ci·nate \ˈvak-sə-ˌnāt\

medical : to give (a person or an animal) a vaccine to prevent infection by a disease

vac·ci·nat·edvac·ci·nat·ing

Full Definition of VACCINATE

transitive verb
:  to administer a vaccine to usually by injection
intransitive verb
:  to perform or practice vaccination
vac·ci·na·tor \-ˌnā-tər\ noun

Examples of VACCINATE

  1. We vaccinate all the animals that come to our shelter.

First Known Use of VACCINATE

1803

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VACCINATE Defined for Kids

vaccinate

verb vac·ci·nate \ˈvak-sə-ˌnāt\
vac·ci·nat·edvac·ci·nat·ing

Definition of VACCINATE for Kids

:  to give a vaccine to usually by injection

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