HyperDic: imbue

English > 3 senses of the word imbue:
VERBcontactimbue, permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, riddlespread or diffuse through
changeimbue, soakfill, soak, or imbue totally
changeimbue, huesuffuse with color
imbue > pronunciation
Soundsihmbyuw'
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > imbue: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSpread or diffuse through.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymspermeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, riddle
Narrowerspiritize, spiritiseimbue with a spirit / spirit / spirit / spirit
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishdifundirse, extenderse, permear
English > imbue: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningFill, soak, or imbue totally.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsoak
NarrowerbrewSit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor
steep, infuseLet sit in a liquid / liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse
Broaderimpregnate, saturateinfuse or fill completely
Spanishimbuir, remojar
Catalanabsorbir, amarar-se, amarar, calar-se, remullar-se, remullar, traspassar, xopar-se, xopar
English > imbue: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningsuffuse with color.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymhue
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishimbuir

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