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Definition of "infuse" []

  • To put into or introduce as if by pouring: infused new vigor into the movement. (verb-transitive)
  • To fill or cause to be filled with something: infused them with a love of the land. (verb-transitive)
  • To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles. (verb-transitive)
  • To flavor or scent (a liquid) by steeping ingredients in it: "He would infuse . . . vegetable oil with the pungent taste of scallions” ( Nina Simonds). (verb-transitive)
  • To introduce (a solution) into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "infuse" in a sentence
  • "What is especially bad is that one does not need to "fix" (as in infuse to every member) the same bad mutation in every individual for bad mutations to degrade an entire population."
  • "I’m sure Rosenberg found a way in infuse more “Edward” without taking away from Bella’s heartache."
  • "The band will "infuse" two short (silent) films with their "rambunctious, anthemic sound.""