Meaning of INFUSE in English



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.

Etymology: ME f. L infundere infus- (as IN-(2), fundere pour)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.