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Meaning of “infect” - Learner’s Dictionary

infect

verb [T]     /ɪnˈfekt/
DISEASE
to give someone a disease: [often passive] Thousands of people were infected with the virus.Passing on illness and causing disease
PLACE/SUBSTANCE
If a place, wound, or substance is infected, it contains bacteria or other things that can cause disease: [often passive] The wound became infected. infected water/meat →  Compare disinfect Poisoning and allergy
FEELING
to make other people feel the same way as you do: [often passive] They became infected by the general excitement.Inspiration and inspiring
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