• Impregnate


    Earlier impregn, from Middle French imprégner, from Old French enpreignier.

    Full definition of impregnate


    1. (transitive) To cause to become pregnant.I was impregnated at a clinic but don't know who the sperm donor is.
    2. (transitive) To fertilize.
    3. (transitive) To saturate, or infuse.
    4. (transitive) To fill pores or spaces with a substance.It is recommended to impregnate new shoes before wearing them.
    5. (intransitive, dated) To become pregnant.


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