Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb infuse

5 senses of infuse

Sense 1
inculcate, instill, infuse -- (teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; "inculcate values into the young generation")
       => drill -- (teach by repetition)

Sense 2
impregnate, infuse, instill, tincture -- (fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 3
infuse -- (undergo the process of infusion; "the mint tea is infusing")
       => steep, infuse -- (let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol")

Sense 4
steep, infuse -- (let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol")
       => soak, imbue -- (fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant")

Sense 5
infuse -- (introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes; "Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals")
       => inject, shoot -- (give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein")

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