Definition of impregnate :
1. Impregnated; made prolific.
2. To become pregnant.
3. To come into contact with ( an ovum or egg) so as to cause impregnation; to fertilize; to fecundate.
4. To infuse an active principle into; to render fruitful or fertile in any way; to fertilize; to imbue.
5. To infuse particles of another substance into; to communicate the quality of another to; to cause to be filled, imbued, mixed, or furnished ( with something); as, to impregnate India rubber with sulphur; clothing impregnated with contagion; rock impregnated with ore.
6. To make pregnant; to cause to conceive; to render prolific; to get with child or young.
bang-up, conceive, indoctrinate, prang up, impress, teach, catechize, knock up, smash up, smash, charge, produce, fill up, full, ingrain, steep, tincture, transfuse, procreate, freight, propagate, instil, inculcate, implant
fertilize (part of speech: verb)
infuse (part of speech: verb)
- Crossing it, we came on many pine- trees; these had five- years' old cones on them, as well as those of all succeeding years; they bear male flowers in autumn, which impregnate the cones formed the previous year. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
- Clearly when last it was an impregnate ovum or some still lower form of life which resulted in that impregnate ovum. - "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler", Samuel Butler.
- Drop out my father's and mother's lives between the dates of their being impregnate ova and the moment when I became an impregnate ovum. - "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler", Samuel Butler.