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vaccinate

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verb vac·ci·nate \ˈvak-sə-ˌnāt\

Simple Definition of vaccinate

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

Full Definition of vaccinate

vac·ci·nat·edvac·ci·nat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to administer a vaccine to usually by injection

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to perform or practice vaccination

vac·ci·na·tor play \-ˌnā-tər\ noun

Examples of vaccinate

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



1803

First Known Use of vaccinate

1803

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