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English verb: infiltrate

1. infiltrate (motion) cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)filter, percolate, permeate, sink in

2. infiltrate (social) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members


SamplesThe student organization was infiltrated by a traitor.


Synonymspenetrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fall in, get together, join

3. infiltrate (motion) pass into or through by filtering or permeating


SamplesThe substance infiltrated the material.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)filter, percolate, permeate, sink in

4. infiltrate (motion) pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict


Synonymspass through


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass









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