immune: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (i-myn'), [key]
— adj.
  1. protected from a disease or the like, as by inoculation.
  2. of or pertaining to the production of antibodies or lymphocytes that can react with a specific antigen: immune reaction.
  3. exempt or protected: immune from punishment.
  4. not responsive or susceptible: immune to new ideas.
  1. a person who is immune.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: