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Infect vs Expect - What's the difference?

infect | expect |


As verbs the difference between infect and expect

is that infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen) while expect is to look for (mentally); to look forward to, as to something that is believed to be about to happen or come; to have a previous apprehension of, whether of good or evil; to look for with some confidence; to anticipate; -- often followed by an infinitive, sometimes by a clause (with, or without, that).

As an adjective infect

is (obsolete) infected.

Contact vs Infect - What's the difference?

contact | infect |


In lang=en terms the difference between contact and infect

is that contact is to establish communication with something or someone while infect is to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion.

As verbs the difference between contact and infect

is that contact is to touch; to come into physical contact with while infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).

As a noun contact

is the act of touching physically; being in close association.

As an adjective infect is

(obsolete) infected.

Incur vs Infect - What's the difference?

incur | infect |


In lang=en terms the difference between incur and infect

is that incur is to render liable or subject to; to occasion while infect is to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion.

As verbs the difference between incur and infect

is that incur is to bring upon oneself or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to while infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).

As an adjective infect is

(obsolete) infected.

Infect vs Communicate - What's the difference?

infect | communicate |


As verbs the difference between infect and communicate

is that infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen) while communicate is to impart.

As an adjective infect

is (obsolete) infected.

Inoculate vs Infect - What's the difference?

inoculate | infect |


As verbs the difference between inoculate and infect

is that inoculate is (immunology) to introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body, as to produce immunity to a specific disease while infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).

As an adjective infect is

(obsolete) infected.

Infect vs Transit - What's the difference?

infect | transit |


As verbs the difference between infect and transit

is that infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen) while transit is .

As an adjective infect

is (obsolete) infected.

Transmit vs Infect - What's the difference?

transmit | infect |


As verbs the difference between transmit and infect

is that transmit is while infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).

As an adjective infect is

(obsolete) infected.

Infect vs Blight - What's the difference?

infect | blight | Synonyms |

Infect is a synonym of blight.


In lang=en terms the difference between infect and blight

is that infect is to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion while blight is to spoil or ruin (something).

As verbs the difference between infect and blight

is that infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen) while blight is to affect with blight; to blast; to prevent the growth and fertility of.

As an adjective infect

is (obsolete) infected.

As a noun blight is

any of many plant diseases causing damage to, or the death of, leaves, fruit or other parts.

Infect vs Vitiate - What's the difference?

infect | vitiate | Synonyms |

Infect is a synonym of vitiate.


In lang=en terms the difference between infect and vitiate

is that infect is to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion while vitiate is to make something ineffective, to invalidate.

As verbs the difference between infect and vitiate

is that infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen) while vitiate is to spoil, make faulty; to reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of something.

As an adjective infect

is (obsolete) infected.

Corrupt vs Infect - What's the difference?

corrupt | infect | Related terms |

Corrupt is a related term of infect.


In lang=en terms the difference between corrupt and infect

is that corrupt is to become putrid or tainted; to putrefy; to rot while infect is to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion.

As adjectives the difference between corrupt and infect

is that corrupt is in a depraved state; debased; perverted; morally degenerate; weak in morals while infect is (obsolete) infected.

As verbs the difference between corrupt and infect

is that corrupt is to make ; to change from good to bad; to draw away from the right path; to deprave; to pervert while infect is to bring into contact with a substance that causes illness (a pathogen).

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