Synonyms of infect


1. infect, give

usage: communicate a disease to; "Your children have infected you with this head cold"

2. infect, taint, pollute, foul, contaminate

usage: contaminate with a disease or microorganism

3. infect, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

usage: corrupt with ideas or an ideology; "society was infected by racism"

4. infect, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: affect in a contagious way; "His laughter infects everyone who is in the same room"

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Definition and meaning of infect (Dictionary)