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1. disinfect

verb. ['dɪsɪnˈfɛkt'] destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing.

Synonyms

  • clean
  • sterilise
  • chlorinate
  • make clean
  • antisepticize

Antonyms

  • infect
  • untidy
  • dirtiness
  • septic

Etymology

  • desinfecter (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Disinfect

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
  • select

How do you pronounce disinfect?

Pronounce disinfect as dɪsɪnˈfɛkt.

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Sentences with disinfect


1. Verb, base form
Vinegar is a bit stronger and will work to disinfect and deodorize.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Clean toilets and disinfect; replenish with tissue papers and soaps.

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