Etymology
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inject (v.)

c. 1600, in medicine, from specialized sense of Latin iniectus "a casting on, a throwing over," past participle of inicere "to throw in or on; insert, bring into," from in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + -icere, combining form of iacere "to throw" (from PIE root *ye- "to throw, impel"). Related: Injectable; injected; injecting.

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Definitions of inject

inject (v.)
give an injection to;
We injected the glucose into the patient's vein
Synonyms: shoot
inject (v.)
to introduce (a new aspect or element);
He injected new life into the performance
inject (v.)
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing;
inject hydrogen into the balloon
Synonyms: shoot
inject (v.)
take by injection;
inject heroin
inject (v.)
feed intravenously;
inject (v.)
to insert between other elements;
Synonyms: interject / come in / interpose / put in / throw in
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