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instill

verb

1 instill

Impart gradually:
— Her presence instilled faith into the children.

synonym: transfuse.



3 instill

Produce or try to produce a vivid impression of.

synonyms: impress, ingrain.

4 instill

Teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions.

synonyms: inculcate, infuse.

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

Dutch: inprenten

5 instill

Fill, as with a certain quality.

synonyms: impregnate, infuse, tincture.

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

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


Moby thesaurus: beat into, besprinkle, brainwash, breathe, brew, catechize, color, condition, decoct, dredge, dye, engrave, entincture, etch, flavor, grave, imbrue, imbue, implant, impregnate ... show more.

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instil

verb

1 instil

Enter drop by drop:
— Instill medication into my eye.

synonym: instill.

Dutch: inboezemen


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