To vaccinate is to give someone a vaccine. This is a vaccine that is used to protect people from a disease.

  • She is going to get vaccinated against the flu.

  • The school is vaccinating the children against the flu.

Definition of vaccinate


perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation


immunise, immunize, inoculate

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Example Sentences for vaccinate

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    A killed virus vaccine immunizes the body.

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    Previously nurses were not even allowed to vaccinate the patients alone.

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    Thus Koprowski's vaccine was the first to successfully immunize against Polio.

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    Hookworm vaccine is a vaccine against hookworm.

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    The smallpox vaccine was the first successful vaccine to be developed.

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    There is no vaccine for a superbug.

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    The doctor vaccinated the children.

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    The infection is preventable by vaccination.

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    Is the net effect of the vaccine beneficial

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    It is a part of the historical section in vaccination.