Meaning of INFUSE in English

INFUSE

/ ɪnˈfjuːz; NAmE / verb

1.

[ vn ] infuse A into B | infuse B with A ( formal ) to make sb/sth have a particular quality :

Her novels are infused with sadness.

2.

[ vn ] ( formal ) to have an effect on all parts of sth :

Politics infuses all aspects of our lives.

3.

[ v , vn ] if you infuse herbs , etc. or they infuse , you put them in hot water until the flavour has passed into the water

4.

[ vn ] ( medical ) to slowly put a drug or other substance into a person's vein

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Latin infus- poured in, from the verb infundere , from in- into + fundere pour.

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