Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “inseminate”

See all translations

inseminate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈsem.ɪ.neɪt/ us  
to put a male animal's sperm into a female animal, either by the sexual act or by an artificial method
insemination
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌsem.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
artificial insemination
Translations of “inseminate”
in Spanish inseminar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使受精, 對…施行人工授精…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使受精, 对…施行人工授精…
(Definition of inseminate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of inseminate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “inseminate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ditto

used to agree with something that has just been said, or to avoid repeating something that has been said

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More