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imbue

verb

1 imbue

Spread or diffuse through.

synonyms: diffuse, interpenetrate, penetrate, permeate, pervade, riddle.

Roget 428: color, dye, tinge, stain, tint, tinct, paint, wash, ingrain, grain, illuminate, emblazon, bedizen, imbue; ... show more

Roget 537: teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor; cram, prime, coach; enlighten etc. (inform) 527.    inculcate, ... show more

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

Dutch: diffuus, doordringen



2 imbue

Fill, soak, or imbue totally.

synonym: soak.

Roget 300: insert; introduce, intromit; put into, run into; import; inject; interject etc. 298; infuse, instill, inoculate, impregnate, ... show more

Roget 339: moisten, wet; humect, humectate; sponge, damp, bedew; imbue, imbrue, infiltrate, saturate; soak, drench ... show more

Dutch: weken

3 imbue

Suffuse with color.

synonym: hue.


Moby thesaurus: animate, apply paint, bathe, beat into, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, bespread, besprinkle, brainwash, breathe, brew, brush on paint, calcimine, catechize, coat, color, complexion, condition ... show more.

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