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in·sem·i·nate

 (ĭn-sĕm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·sem·i·nat·ed, in·sem·i·nat·ing, in·sem·i·nates
1. To introduce or inject semen into the reproductive tract of (a female).
2. Archaic To sow seed in.

[Latin īnsēmināre, īnsēmināt-, to implant, impregnate : in-, in; see in-2 + sēmināre, to plant (from sēmen, sēmin-, seed; see semen).]

in·sem′i·na′tion n.
in·sem′i·na′tor n.

inseminate

(ɪnˈsɛmɪˌneɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Physiology) to impregnate (a female) with semen
2. to introduce (ideas or attitudes) into the mind of (a person or group)
[C17: from Latin insēmināre, from in-2 + sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed]
inˌsemiˈnation n
inˈsemiˌnator n

in•sem•i•nate

(ɪnˈsɛm əˌneɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
1. to inject semen into (the female reproductive tract); impregnate.
2. to sow; implant seed into.
[1615–25; < Latin insēmināre to implant, impregnate =in- in-2 + sēināre to sow, derivative of sēmen seed (compare semen)]
in•sem`i•na′tion, n.

inseminate


Past participle: inseminated
Gerund: inseminating

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
I had inseminated
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would inseminate
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inseminate - place seeds in or on (the ground); "sow the ground with sunflower seeds"
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
sow, seed - place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds"
2.inseminate - introduce semen into (a female)inseminate - introduce semen into (a female)  
stratify - render fertile and preserve by placing between layers of earth or sand; "stratify seeds"
knock up, prang up, bang up, impregnate - make pregnant; "He impregnated his wife again"
impregnate - fertilize and cause to grow; "the egg was impregnated"
cross-fertilise, cross-fertilize - cause to undergo cross-fertilization; "Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans"
cross-pollinate, pollenate, pollinate - fertilize by transfering pollen
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
Translations

inseminate

[ɪnˈsemɪneɪt] VTinseminar

inseminate

[ɪnˈsɛmɪneɪt] vt [+ woman] → inséminer; [+ animal] → inséminer

inseminate

vtinseminieren (spec), → befruchten; cattlebesamen; (fig) beliefseinimpfen

inseminate

[ɪnˈsɛmɪˌneɪt] vtinseminare

inseminate

vt inseminar
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