American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To inoculate with a vaccine in order to produce immunity to an infectious disease, such as diphtheria or typhus.
- v. To perform vaccinations or a vaccination.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To inoculate with the cowpox, by means of vaccine matter or lymph taken directly or indirectly from the cow, for the purpose of procuring immunity from smallpox or of mitigating its attack.
- In a general sense, to inoculate with the modified virus of any specific disease, in order to produce that disease in a mild form or to prevent its attack.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called
vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows; now, generally, to administer (by injection or otherwise) any vaccine with the objective of rendering the recipient immune to an infectious disease. One who has been thus immunized by vaccination is said to be vaccinated against a particular disease. One may be thus immunized (vaccinated) also by oral ingestion or inhalation of a vaccine.
- v. perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
“We talk amongst ourselves about various things; yesterdays hot topic was H1N1 and the vaccine – “to vaccinate or not to vaccinate, that is the question”.”
“At the same time, the goverment NEEDS doctors, nurses to "vaccinate" people by injecting toxic into their body so they can depopulate the world to have easier control over it.”
“Or whether we might simply "vaccinate" people against war.”
“Just because the AAP says "vaccinate" and someone else says "Don't vaccinate" doesn't mean that the appropriate response is in between.”
“They think it will strengthen the Lords, and so make them better able to oppose the Commons; they think, if they do not say: "The House of Lords is our enemy and that of all Liberals; happily the mass of it is not intellectual; a few clever men are born there which we cannot help, but we will not 'vaccinate' it with genius; we will not put in a set of clever men for their lives who may as likely as not turn against us".”
“In South Korea, officials are scrambling to vaccinate unaffected animals to prevent the further spread of the disease.”
“Thousands of parents in the United Kingdom and Ireland chose not to vaccinate their children.”
“In recent years — as more parents chose not to vaccinate their children — epidemics of measles, mumps, bacterial meningitis and whooping cough swept across the United States.”
“One factor, critics say, is because it has been quicker and cheaper to kill the animals than to vaccinate them.”
“Unfortunately, many people have been (understandably) drawn into the vaccine theory, and this has led many well-meaning people to not vaccinate their kids.”
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