immunize

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verb im·mu·nize \ˈi-myə-ˌnīz\

Definition of immunize

immunized

immunizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make immune

immunization

play \ˌi-myə-nə-ˈzā-shən also i-ˌmyü-nə-\ noun

Examples of immunize in a sentence

  1. Many people had to be immunized after being exposed to the disease.

1892

First Known Use of immunize

1892


IMMUNIZE Defined for English Language Learners

immunize

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verb im·mu·nize \ˈi-myə-ˌnīz\

Definition of immunize for English Language Learners

  • : to give (someone) a vaccine to prevent infection by a disease


IMMUNIZE Defined for Kids

immunize

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verb im·mu·nize \ˈi-myə-ˌnīz\

Definition of immunize for Students

immunized

immunizing

  1. :  to make immune especially by vaccination


Medical Dictionary

immunize

transitive verb im·mu·nize

Medical Definition of immunize

immunized

also British

immunised

;

immunizing

also British

immunising

  1. :  to make immune

Variants of immunize

also British

immunise

\ˈim-yə-ˌnīz\play

Law Dictionary

immunize

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transitive verb im·mu·nize \ˈi-myə-ˌnīz\

Legal Definition of immunize

immunized

immunizing

  1. :  to grant immunity to <the ultimately ill-fated effort to immunize state judges from the burdens of the federal income tax — J. K. Owens>

immunization

\ˌi-myə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ play noun

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