verb (used with object), im·preg·nat·ed, im·preg·nat·ing.
Origin of impregnate
Examples from the Web for impregnates
Seth Rogen's Green Hornet is a crime-fighter by night and… a pudgy stoner who impregnates women by day?
There is a salt dust which rises from the spray and impregnates everything, even filling one's mouth with a saline taste.Under the Southern Cross|Maturin M. Ballou
It also impregnates the masses of earth found in these recesses.
She impregnates every human being with the qualities of her soul.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
The second line falls short of the conciseness of the original by transposing the object of impregnates into the third.
It seems to have no perceptible diameter, though it impregnates with its substance the wood and bark next to it.Trees Worth Knowing|Julia Ellen Rogers
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).