Meaning of INFUSE in English


v. 1 tr. (usu. foll. by with) imbue; pervade (anger infused with resentment). 2 tr. steep (herbs, tea, etc.) in liquid to extract the content. 3 tr. (usu. foll. by into) instil (grace, spirit, life, etc.). 4 intr. undergo infusion (let it infuse for five minutes). 5 tr. (usu. foll. by into) pour (a thing). infusable adj. infuser n. infusive adj.

[ ME f. L infundere infus- (as IN-(2), fundere pour) ]

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