infect translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "infect" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /inˈfekt/
to fill with germs that cause disease; to give a disease to
She had a bad cold last week and has infected the rest of the class.
infected /inˈfektid/ adjective containing harmful bacteria that cause disease
infected food/water.
(of a body part or wound) containing harmful bacteria that stop it from healing
an infected toe.
(computing) changed or damaged by a computer virus
The anti-virus program detected an infected file.
infection /-ʃən/ noun the process of infecting or state of being infected
You should wash your hands after handling raw meat to avoid infection.
a disease
a throat infection.
infectious /-ʃəs/ adjective likely to spread to others
Measles is an infectious disease.
infectiously adverb
de manera infecciosa
(Definition of infect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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