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Meaning of IMMUNE

Pronunciation:  i'myoon

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who is immune to a particular infection
  2. [adj]  (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence; "immune to persuasion"
  3. [adj]  relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
  4. [adj]  secure against; "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"
  5. [adj]  relating to the condition of immunity; "the immune system"

IMMUNE is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: exempt, insusceptible, resistant, unaffected, unsusceptible
 See Also: carrier, human, immune carrier, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Im*mune"\, a. [L. immunis. See {Immunity}.]
    Exempt; protected by inoculation. -- {Im*mu"nize}, v. t.
  2. \Im*mune"\, n.
    One who is immune; esp., a person who is immune from a
    disease by reason of previous affection with the disease or
Biology Dictionary
  1. An adjective, when a human or animal body which is able to resist infectious disease because of either previous infection, immunization/vacination, or contact with the immunogen/ antigen, then the human or animal is immune to this disease.
  2. As a noun, the state of immunity.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: chartered, excepted, excused, exempt, exempted, favored, immunized, inoculated, insured, insusceptible, intact, invulnerable, irresponsible, let off, licensed, nonsusceptible to disease, permitted, privileged, protected, released, resistant, safe, safe and sound, secure, spared, unaccountable, unaffected, unanswerable, undamaged, unharmed, unhurt, unliable, unscathed, unsubject, unsusceptible, unthreatened, untouched, vaccinated