HyperDic: instill

English > 5 senses of the word instill:
VERBpossessioninstill, transfuseimpart gradually
contactinstill, instilenter drop by drop
cognitioninstill, impress, ingrainproduce or try to produce a vivid impression of
cognitioninstill, inculcate, infuseteach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
changeinstill, impregnate, infuse, tincturefill, as with a certain quality
instill > pronunciation
Soundsihnstih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > instill: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningImpart gradually.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"Her presence instilled faith into the children"
Synonymtransfuse
NarrowerbreatheImpart as if by breathing / breathing
Broaderlend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bringbestow a quality on
Spanishimbuir, inculcar, infundir, instilar, transfundir
Catalanimbuir, inculcar, infondre
English > instill: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningEnter drop by drop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"instill medication into my eye"
Synonyminstil
Broaderinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
Spanishinstilar
Nounsinstillation, instillmentthe introduction of a liquid / liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
instillationa liquid / liquid that is instilled drop by drop
instillatormedical apparatus that puts a liquid / liquid into a cavity drop by drop
English > instill: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningproduce or try to produce a vivid impression of.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsimpress, ingrain
Broaderaffect, impress, move, strikeHave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
Spanishimpresionar, marcar
Catalanimpressionar, marcar
Nounsinstillingteaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
English > instill: 5 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningteach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsinculcate, infuse
Narrowerdininstill (into a person) by constant repetition
Broaderdrillteach by repetition
Spanishinbuir, inculcar, instilar
Catalaninculcar
Nounsinstillingteaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
English > instill: 5 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningFill, as with a certain quality.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsimpregnate, infuse, tincture
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishteñir, tinturar
Catalantenyir, tintar

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