HyperDic: infuse

English > 5 senses of the word infuse:
VERBcognitioninfuse, inculcate, instillteach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
changeinfuse, impregnate, instill, tincturefill, as with a certain quality
changeinfuseundergo the process of infusion
changeinfuse, steeplet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
bodyinfuseintroduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes
infuse > pronunciation
Soundsihnfyuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > infuse: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningteach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsinculcate, instill
Narrowerdininstill (into a person) by constant repetition
Broaderdrillteach by repetition
Spanishinbuir, inculcar, instilar
Catalaninculcar
English > infuse: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningFill, as with a certain quality.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsimpregnate, instill, tincture
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishteñir, tinturar
Catalantenyir, tintar
Nounsinfusionthe act of infusing or introducing a certain modifying element or quality
English > infuse: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningUndergo the process of infusion.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadersteep, infuseLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
Similar tosteep, infuseLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
Nounsinfusionthe process of extracting certain active properties (as a drug from a plant) by steeping or soaking (usually in water)
English > infuse: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsteep
Narrowerdecoctsteep in hot water
drawsteep
infuseUndergo the process of infusion
marinade, marinatesoak in marinade
Broadersoak, imbueFill, soak, or imbue totally
Similar toinfuseUndergo the process of infusion
Spanishembeber, empapar
Catalanamarar, elaborar, fer infusions, preparar, remullar, xopar
English > infuse: 5 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningintroduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals"
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broaderinject, shootGive an injection to
Nounsinfusion(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force)

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