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Meaning of INJECT

Pronunciation:  in'jekt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
  2. [v]  to introduce (a new aspect or element); "He injected new life into the performance"
  3. [v]  to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks."
  4. [v]  feed intravenously
  5. [v]  take by injection; "inject heroin"
  6. [v]  force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

INJECT is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: come in, interject, interpose, put in, shoot, shoot, throw in
 See Also: add, administer, break up, cut off, dispense, disrupt, do drugs, drug, enclose, feed, give, immunise, immunize, inclose, inoculate, insert, interrupt, introduce, mainline, pop, put in, skin pop, stick in, vaccinate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Injected}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Injecting}.] [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to
throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter.
See {Jet} a shooting forth.]
1. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold
   water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into
   a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic

2. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.

         C[ae]sar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the
         same scrupulous demurs.               --Milton.

3. To cast or throw; -- with on. [R.]

         And mound inject on mound.            --Pope.

4. (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid
   or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.

Thesaurus Terms
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