verb (used with object), im·preg·nat·ed, im·preg·nat·ing.
Origin of impregnate
Examples from the Web for impregnated
Question 9: If the female captive was impregnated by her owner, can he then sell her?
Despite the fact that they have been monkeying around for six months now, no female baboons have been impregnated.Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017|Samantha Allen|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Tuesday night, the Thai military raided the IVF clinic where Chanbua was impregnated with Gammy and his twin.
At age 17, Schaeffer impregnated a young woman visiting the community.
The mystery of Mary visited by the Angel Gabriel, and told that she would be impregnated by none other than the Spirit of God.The True Gifts of Christmas Are Life, Love, and the Mystery of God|Joshua DuBois|December 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The score is impregnated with the world, and not with the cloister.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
His susceptible imagination, vivid and correct, was impregnated by the Odyssey, and warmed with the fire of the Iliad.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Their clothes would not dry when taken off and hung upon the rigging, so impregnated was the atmosphere with moisture.Ocean's Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries|Edward Rowland
In the life of the rural population into which I was plunged everything was impregnated with erotism.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
More fiery than ever, she enfolded him in her arms, so that he was impregnated with a flame which he feebly resisted.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
verb (ˈɪmprɛɡˌneɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪmˈprɛɡnɪt, -ˌneɪt)
Word Origin for impregnate
c.1600, from Late Latin impraegnatus "pregnant," past participle of impraegnare "to render pregnant," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + praegnare "make pregnant" (see pregnant). Earlier in same sense was impregn (1530s).