verb (used with object), vac·ci·nat·ed, vac·ci·nat·ing.
verb (used without object), vac·ci·nat·ed, vac·ci·nat·ing.
Origin of vaccinate
Related Words for vaccinateinoculate, protect, immunize, treat, inject, prevent, mitigate, variolate
Examples from the Web for vaccinate
Contemporary Examples of vaccinate
From a pediatric ICU in Melbourne, Australia, to an elevator in Brooklyn, we see just how harmful refusing to vaccinate can be.Hey Anti-Vaxxers, Watch NOVA: Vaccines--Calling the Shots
September 11, 2014
One look at those numbers is all it takes to realize how absurd the decision not to vaccinate is.The $1 Billion Reason to Vaccinate
June 12, 2014
The parents who refused to vaccinate their kids are the reason behind the measles resurrecting themselves in New York.ICYMI: Best of The Beast This Week
The Daily Beast
March 16, 2014
Refusing to vaccinate your children means you are contributing to a worsening public health crisis.Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers. You Just Brought Back Measles in NYC.
March 13, 2014
And then this: I always ask if the children are vaccinated, or if the parents intend to vaccinate once the child is born.Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office
January 30, 2014
Historical Examples of vaccinate
If I can only see the doctor by himself, she thought, and get him to vaccinate me and say nothing about it.
Dr Earle ought to vaccinate me, but I am afraid to speak to him.
For some inscrutable reason the Rebels decided to vaccinate us all.Andersonville, Volume 1
As he lay on the nurses lap I was obliged to sit on the ground to vaccinate him.At the Court of the Amr
John Alfred Gray
Infidelity,—that is to say, science,— said: "Vaccinate him."The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
1803, back-formation from vaccination. Related: Vaccinated; vaccinating.