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Infect

In`fect´
a.1.Infected. Cf. Enfect.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Infected; p. pr. & vb. n. Infecting.]
1.To taint with morbid matter or any pestilential or noxious substance or effluvium by which disease is produced; as, to infect a lancet; to infect an apartment.
2.To affect with infectious disease; to communicate infection to; as, infected with the plague.
3.To communicate to or affect with, as qualities or emotions, esp. bad qualities; to corrupt; to contaminate; to taint by the communication of anything noxious or pernicious.
4.(Law) To contaminate with illegality or to expose to penalty.
Verb1.infect - communicate a disease to; "Your children have infected you with this head cold"
2.infect - contaminate with a disease or microorganism
Synonyms: taint
Antonyms:
disinfect - destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound"
3.infect - contaminate with ideas or an ideology; "society was infected by racism"
4.infect - affect in a contagious way; "His laughter infects everyone who is in the same room"
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