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Verb: impregnate  im'preg,neyt or 'im,preg,neyt
  1. Fill, as with a certain quality
    "The heavy traffic impregnates the air with carbon monoxide";
    - infuse, instill, tincture
     
  2. Infuse or fill completely
    "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol";
    - saturate
     
  3. Fertilize and cause to grow
    "the egg was impregnated"
     
  4. Make pregnant
    "He impregnated his wife again";
    - knock up, bang up, prang up

Derived forms: impregnated, impregnates, impregnating

Type of: fecundate, fertilise [Brit], fertilize, fill, fill up, inseminate, make full

Encyclopedia: Impregnate