Contaminate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Contaminate

to make something dirty, dangerous or less pure

Examples of Contaminate in a sentence

A boil order would be put into effect because an unknown substance had begun to contaminate the local water. 🔊

The nurse put on gloves so as not to contaminate herself or the patient. 🔊

A sneeze guard covered the buffet line so that people wouldn’t contaminate the food. 🔊

I didn’t want to contaminate anyone, so I stayed home from school with the flu. 🔊

Before showing symptoms, the patient had the chance to contaminate the entire airplane with Ebola. 🔊

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