Definition of infuse:
- To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; - followed by with.
- To instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.
- To make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate.
- To pour in, as a liquid; to pour ( into or upon); to shed.
- To steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.
instil, inspire, engross, prang up, plunge, tincture, ingrain, engulf, steep, absorb, inculcate, soak up, impregnate, bang up, dry, introduce, instill, cook, transfuse, impress, immerse, implant, knock up.
- combine (part of speech: verb)
- mix (part of speech: verb)
- pass (part of speech: verb)
- infuse (part of speech: verb)
Lacking exciting intrigues and tragic adventures, I wish I knew how to infuse into it a little of the sweet perfumes of the gardens which surround me, something of the gentle warmth of the sunshine, of the shade of these graceful trees.- "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
- "A History of Freedom of Thought", John Bagnell Bury.
The Roman consul, then, in order to infuse life into the action, ordered a few troops of cavalry to advance out of the line and charge: most of whom being thrown from their horses and the rest put in disorder, several parties ran forward, both from the Samnite line, to cut off those who had fallen, and from the Roman, to protect their friends.- "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.