immunize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] medical 

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/ˈɪmjʊnaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theyimmunize
he/she/itimmunizes
present participleimmunizing
past tenseimmunized
past participleimmunized
  1. to prevent someone from getting a particular illness by putting a substance into their body, especially using a needle
    immunize someone against something:

    Most babies are immunized against measles and mumps.

derived word

immunization

 

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/ˌɪmjʊnaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularimmunization
pluralimmunizations