[syn: interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Inject \In*ject"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Injected; p. pr. & vb.
n. Injecting.] [L. injectus, p. p. of inicere, injicere, to
throw in; pref. in- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. injecter.
See Jet a shooting forth.]
1. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold
water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into
a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic
2. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill.
C[ae]sar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the
same scrupulous demurs. --Milton.
3. To cast or throw; -- with on. [R.]
And mound inject on mound. --Pope.
4. (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid
or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels.
5. to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a
comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the
patient's vein" [syn: inject, shoot]
2: to introduce (a new aspect or element); "He injected new life
into the performance"
3: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject
hydrogen into the balloon" [syn: inject, shoot]
4: take by injection; "inject heroin"
5: feed intravenously
6: to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever
remarks" [syn: interject, come in, interpose, put in,
throw in, inject]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "inject":
animate, bathe, brew, bring in, douche, drench, drive in, drouk,
ease in, embue, enliven, exhilarate, fire, flush, force in, imbrue,
imbue, impregnate, infect, infiltrate, inform, infuse, inoculate,
insert, insinuate, inspire, inspirit, interject, introduce,
intromit, lave, leach, lixiviate, macerate, percolate, perfuse,
permeate, pop in, put in, rinse, saturate, seethe, set in, slip in,
soak, sodden, sop, souse, spirit, spirit up, steep, stick in,
throw in, tuck in, wash, waterlog, whip in