immunize [ im-y uh-nahyz, ih- myoo-nahyz] Word Origin See more synonyms for immunize on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), im·mu·nized, im·mu·niz·ing. to make immune. to render harmless or ineffective; neutralize. . Law to grant (a witness) immunity.
, especially British im·mu·nise. Related forms im·mu·niz·er, noun hy·per·im·mu·nize, verb (used with object), hy·per·im·mu·nized, hy·per·im·mu·niz·ing. non·im·mu·nized, adjective o·ver·im·mu·nize, verb (used with object), o·ver·im·mu·nized, o·ver·im·mu·niz·ing. un·im·mu·nized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for immunise to make immune, esp by inoculation Derived Forms immunization or immunisation, noun immunizer or immuniser, noun
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Word Origin and History for immunise immunize v.
immune + -ize. Related: Immunized; immunizing.
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immunize (ĭm ′yə-nīz′) To render immune. To produce immunity in, as by inoculation. Related forms im′mu•ni•za ( ′tion -nĭ-zā) ′shən n.
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