Meaning of IMMUNE in English


/i myoohn"/ , adj.

1. protected from a disease or the like, as by inoculation.

2. of or pertaining to the production of antibodies or lymphocytes that can react with a specific antigen: immune reaction.

3. exempt or protected: immune from punishment.

4. not responsive or susceptible: immune to new ideas.


5. a person who is immune.

[ 1400-50; late ME immunis exempt, equiv. to im- IM- 2 + -munis; see COMMON ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .