Complete Definition of "inject"

English

Etymology
From the participle stem of Latin inicere ‘throw in’, from in- + jacere ‘throw’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪnˈʤɛkt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛkt|-ɛkt

Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive to push something in, especially fluids into a cavity or passage

#:Smiling, the nurse injected a painkilling drug into the veins of my forearm.

  1. transitive to introduce something sudddenly or violently

#:Punk injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the British music scene.

  1. transitive to administer an injection to, especially of medicine or drugs

#:Now lie back while we inject you with the anaesthetic.

  1. intransitive to take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs

#:It's been a week since I stopped injecting, and I'm still in withdrawal.

Translations
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trans-top|to push something in
German: injizieren, spritzen i|medical, einspritzen i|engineering
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trans-top|to introduce something sudddenly or violently
German: injizieren
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trans-top|to administer an injection to
Finnish: ruiskuttaa, piikittää
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German: injizieren, spritzen
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trans-top|to take or be administered something by means of injection
German: spritzen
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