- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||impregnated, impregnates, impregnating
||to make (a female animal or human) pregnant, or to make (an egg) fertile.
The stallion impregnated the mare.The teenager would not divulge the name of the man who impregnated her.When a sperm impregnates an egg, it leads to the production of an embryo.
||to saturate or permeate; infuse or imbue.
The soft pads are impregnated with lotion to make makeup removal quick and easy.
- similar words:
||impregnation (n.), impregnator (n.)