I. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to fix or set securely or deeply <
a ruby implanted in the idol's forehead
b. to set permanently in the consciousness or habit patterns ; inculcate 2. to insert in living tissue (as for growth, slow release, or formation of an organic union) <
subcutaneously implanted hormone pellets
intransitive verb to undergo implantation <
the failure of embryos to implant
implantable adjectiveimplanter noun Synonyms: implant, inculcate, instill, inseminate, infix mean to introduce into the mind. implant implies teaching that makes for permanence of what is taught <
implanted a love of reading in her students
. inculcate implies persistent or repeated efforts to impress on the mind <
tried to inculcate in him high moral standards
. instill stresses gradual, gentle imparting of knowledge over a long period of time <
instill traditional values in your children
. inseminate applies to a sowing of ideas in many minds so that they spread through a class or nation <
inseminated an unquestioning faith in technology
. infix stresses firmly inculcating a habit of thought <
infixed a chronic cynicism
. II. noun Date: 1890 something (as a graft or device) implanted in tissue — compare cochlear implant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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