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Definition of "inject" []

  • To force or drive (a fluid) into something: inject fuel into an engine cylinder; inject air into a liquid mixture. (verb-transitive)
  • Medicine To introduce (a drug or vaccine, for example) into a body part, especially by means of a syringe. (verb-transitive)
  • To treat by means of injection: injected the patient with digitalis. (verb-transitive)
  • To introduce into conversation or consideration: tried to inject a note of humor into the negotiations. (verb-transitive)
  • To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inject" in a sentence
  • "Let the in-fightin 'inject fuel and foment a lot of fiery exchanges and don't forget the Blue Dog Dems for one second."
  • "Could you, in short, inject some conflict into every page of the scene?"
  • "I am also ashamed of my other nationality's record with the death penalty, I was part of a DC based charity that provided witnesses to executions, even lethal inject is unpleasant."