1. [ verb ] introduce a micro-organism into
Synonyms: innoculate
Related terms: insert seed
2. [ verb ] insert a bud for propagation
Related terms: propagate
3. [ verb ] impregnate with the virus or germ of a disease in order to render immune
Related terms: impregnate
4. [ verb ] introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of

"My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs"

Related terms: inform
5. [ verb ] (medicine,immunology) perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
Synonyms: innoculate vaccinate immunise immunize

"We vaccinate against scarlet fever" "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school"

Related terms: inject medicine inoculating vaccine inoculant inoculator immunization
Similar spelling:   innoculate