Definition and Meanings for infuse

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Infuse is ranked 9,040 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of infuse

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

Etymology of infuse

l. infusus, p. p. of infundere to pour in or into; pref. in- in + fundere to pour: cf. f. infuser. see found to cast

Meaning of infuse

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.
  • to instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.
  • to inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; -- followed by with.
  • to steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.
  • to make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate.

as noun

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