put disease into the body of
make air, food, etc. impure
make sb have feelings of the same type
"Your children have infected you with this head cold"
"society was infected by racism"
"His laughter infects everyone who is in the same room"
Every cut became infected and had to be scrubbed with hot water.
出自： P. Theroux
The tuberculosis that infected, and finally killed, all of his children.
出自： E. Feinstein