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permeate

verb

1 permeate

Spread or diffuse through:
— An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration.

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

Roget 186: exist in space, be present etc. adj.; assister; make one of, make one at; look on, attend, remain; find oneself, present oneself; show one's face; ... show more

Roget 228: lie between, come between, get between; intervene, slide in, interpenetrate, permeate.    put between, introduce, import, throw in, wedge in, edge in, jam in, ... show more

Roget 302: pass, pass through; perforate etc. (hole) 260; penetrate, permeate, thread, thrid, enfilade; go through, go across; go over, ... show more

Dutch: diffuus, doordringen



2 permeate

Pass through:
— Water permeates sand easily.

synonyms: filter, percolate, sink in.

3 permeate

Penetrate mutually or be interlocked.

synonym: interpenetrate.


Moby thesaurus: bathe, bespread, besprinkle, breathe, brew, charge, color, crawl with, creep with, decoct, diffuse, douche, dredge, drench, drouk, dye, enter, entincture, extend throughout, fill ... show more.

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