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English verb: infuse

1. infuse (cognition) teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions


SamplesInculcate values into the young generation.


Synonymsinculcate, instill


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)drill


Narrower (hyponym)din

2. infuse (change) fill, as with a certain quality


SamplesThe heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide.


Synonymsimpregnate, instill, tincture


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

3. infuse (change) undergo the process of infusion


SamplesThe mint tea is infusing.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)infuse, steep


Verb groupinfuse, steep

4. infuse (change) let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse


SamplesSteep the blossoms in oil.
Steep the fruit in alcohol.


Synonymssteep


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)imbue, soak


Narrower (hyponym)decoct, draw, infuse, marinade, marinate


Verb groupinfuse

5. infuse (body) introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes


SamplesSome physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)inject, shoot


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine









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