English to French Meaning :: infect

Infect :
infecter, contaminer, souiller, communiquer une maladie - infecterinfecterinfectéinfectantinfecte
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Verb(1) communicate a disease to(2) contaminate with a disease or microorganism(3) corrupt with ideas or an ideology(4) affect in a contagious way

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(1) Soil from your garden contains bacteria, noxious seeds, and possibly other harmful organisms that may infect your newly potted plants.(2) Antivirus software can only protect your computer from viruses trying to infect it via email, CD-Rom, floppy disk, Word documents or other types of computer files.(3) He is out to remove the spectator from his normal or appropriate perceptual field, and in doing so to infect him with his own personal doubts.(4) In temperate regions, adult mosquitoes arise in the spring from developmental aquatic stages and infect birds; this cycle continues into early fall.(5) Because they are Christians who believe in creationism, and the literal truth of the Bible, they are, it seems, unfit to teach children, lest they infect them with their foul ideas.(6) Often, there is a mixing of genes from viruses that infect different species and this creates drastically different viruses.(7) Crowding also reduces air circulation, allowing moisture to remain on plants long enough to allow fungal and bacterial pathogens to infect plants.(8) In either case, they'll die before they can infect food or water supplies.(9) Are you ever tempted to cheat, to damage the landscape further, to poison it, infect it, before you take a photograph?(10) These will have been totally ineffective because international research shows canola pollen can travel up to 6 km to infect other canola crops.(11) there is no evidence that the virus can infect humans(12) However, not all diseases have good animal models, and some pathogens will infect no other species but humans.(13) These produce a less pungent smell than do the diverse organisms which infect many surface-ripened cheeses.(14) Clearly, unadulterated bias contaminates many stories and can even infect the entire Washington press corps from time to time.(15) All it would take would be for that bird influenza virus and an influenza virus from humans to infect an animal or human at the same time.(16) Rats are not the direct infectors of the Plague; they are merely hosts for the fleas carrying the bacteria.
Related Words
(1) pass infection to ::
passer l'infection à
1. pass infection to ::
passer l'infection à
2. contaminate ::
3. affect ::
4. taint ::
Different Forms
infect, infected, infecting, infects
Word Example from TV Shows

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and now can infect humans!

and now can INFECT humans!

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 6

What if we infect
the King of Sweden?

What if we INFECT the King of Sweden?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23

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