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- (transitive) To cause to become pregnant.
- I was impregnated at a clinic but don't know who the sperm donor is.
- (transitive) To fertilize.
- (transitive) To saturate, or infuse.
- (transitive) To fill pores or spaces with a substance.
- It is recommended to impregnate new shoes before wearing them.
- (intransitive, dated) To become pregnant.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Addison to this entry?)
to cause to become pregnant
to add nutrients — see fertilize
to saturate, to infuze
to fill pores or spaces with a substance
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- second-person plural present of
- second-person plural imperative of
- feminine plural of impregnato, past participle of impregnare