inoculate ( inoculates 3rd person present) ( inoculating present participle) ( inoculated past tense & past participle ) To inoculate a person or animal means to inject a weak form of a disease into their body as a way of protecting them against the disease. verb
...a program to inoculate every child in the state... V n
His dogs were inoculated against rabies. be V-ed against n
inoculation ( inoculations plural) n-var oft N against n
This may eventually lead to routine inoculation of children...
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