Word forms: impregnates
1. verb If someone or something impregnates a thing with a substance, they make the substance spread through it and stay in it. [V n + with] ⇒ Undercover officers found drug-making equipment used to impregnate paper with LSD. [V-ed] ⇒ ...a block of plastic impregnated with a light-absorbing dye. [Also V n] -impregnated
combining form ⇒ ...nicotine-impregnated chewing gum. 2. verb
When a man or a male animal impregnates a female, he makes her pregnant. [formal] [V n] ⇒ Norman's efforts to impregnate her failed.
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