• (v. t.) Infected. Cf. Enfect.
  • (v. t.) To taint with morbid matter or any pestilential or noxious substance or effluvium by which disease is produced; as, to infect a lancet; to infect an apartment.
  • (v. t.) To affect with infectious disease; to communicate infection to; as, infected with the plague.
  • (v. t.) To communicate to or affect with, as qualities or emotions, esp. bad qualities; to corrupt; to contaminate; to taint by the communication of anything noxious or pernicious.
  • (v. t.) To contaminate with illegality or to expose to penalty.

Compare infect with other words:

effect vs. infect

infect vs. infelt

infect vs. invect

infect vs. inject

epidemic vs. infect

infect vs. insect

infect vs. inflect

infect vs. inflame

infect vs. venenate

infect vs. infecter

impregnate vs. infect

infect vs. influence

infect vs. infest

infect vs. reinfect

affect vs. infect

infect vs. poniard

blister vs. infect

infect vs. infectible

disinfect vs. infect

infect vs. pox

infect vs. termination

infect vs. infectious

infect vs. infection

canker vs. infect

infect vs. lesion

infect vs. leaven

catch vs. infect