Translation of "infect" - English-Spanish dictionary

infect

verb uk /ɪnˈfekt/ us /ɪnˈfekt/

to give someone a disease

contagiar, infectar
Thousands of people were infected with the virus.

(Translation of “infect” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

infect

verb /inˈfekt/

to fill with germs that cause disease; to give a disease to

infectar
She had a bad cold last week and has infected the rest of the class.
infected /inˈfektid/ adjective

containing harmful bacteria that cause disease

infectado
infected food/water.

(of a body part or wound) containing harmful bacteria that stop it from healing

infectado
an infected toe.

(computing) changed or damaged by a computer virus

infectado
The anti-virus program detected an infected file.
infection /-ʃən/ noun

the process of infecting or state of being infected

infección
You should wash your hands after handling raw meat to avoid infection.

a disease

infección
a throat infection.
infectious /-ʃəs/ adjective

likely to spread to others

infeccioso
Measles is an infectious disease.
infectiously adverb

de manera infecciosa

(Translation of “infect” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)