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VERB (6)

1. give an injection to;
- Example: "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
[syn: inject, shoot]

2. to introduce (a new aspect or element);
- Example: "He injected new life into the performance"

3. force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing;
- Example: "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
[syn: inject, shoot]

4. take by injection;
- Example: "inject heroin"

5. feed intravenously;

6. to insert between other elements;
- Example: "She interjected clever remarks"
[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.] [1913 Webster] 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 syringe. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill. [1913 Webster] C[ae]sar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To cast or throw; -- with on. [R.] [1913 Webster] And mound inject on mound. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. (Anat.) To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels. [1913 Webster] 5. to add in; to insert; to interject; as, to inject a comment into the conversation; to inject humor into a tense situation. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inject 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