Adjective "vaccinated" definition and examples

(Vaccinated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈvaksɪneɪt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; inoculate.
  1. 'A few years ago, when the flu vaccine was plentiful, there was a movement to vaccinate everyone early - too early.'
  2. 'Is it OK not to vaccinate your child with a particular vaccine if you have safety concerns?'
  3. 'Your doctor can test you for immunity to this viral disease before pregnancy and vaccinate you against it if you aren't immune.'
  4. 'All women of childbearing age should be vaccinated against this infection.'
  5. 'The Department of Health has agreed arrangements for vaccinating people over the age of 65 against influenza next winter.'
  6. 'There are few reasons for refraining from vaccinating a child.'
  7. 'The emphasis of a vaccination programme is on vaccinating kids before they are four weeks of age, because young kids are most susceptible to infection.'
  8. 'You and your veterinarian should discuss the benefits and risks of vaccinating and not vaccinating your pet.'
  9. 'After vaccinating the monkeys, researchers examined the number of lesions that formed on the animals' skin and the amount of time in which they healed.'
  10. 'Health workers will try to vaccinate four million children under the age of five between July 29 and August 2.'

More definitions

1. to inoculate with the vaccine of cowpox so as to render the subject immune to smallpox.

2. to inoculate with the modified virus of any of various other diseases, as a preventive measure. verb (used without object), vaccinated, vaccinating.

3. to perform or practice vaccination.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be vaccinated."

"calves can be vaccinated."

"spoons can be vaccinated."

"properties can be vaccinated."

"products can be vaccinated."

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Origin

(vaccinate)