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Definition 1: introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes - [verb of body]

Samples where infuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals

(infuse is a kind of ...) give an injection to

"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

(infuse belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 2: let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse - [verb of change]

Samples where infuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • steep the blossoms in oil
  • steep the fruit in alcohol

Synonyms for infuse in the sense of this definition

(infuse is a kind of ...) fill, soak, or imbue totally

"soak the bandage with disinfectant"

(... is a kind of infuse ) soak in marinade

"marinade herring"

(... is a kind of infuse ) steep in hot water

(infuse has a similar meaning as ...) undergo the process of infusion

"the mint tea is infusing"

(... is a kind of infuse ) steep; pass through a strainer

"draw pulp from the fruit"

Definition 3: fill, as with a certain quality - [verb of change]

Samples where infuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

Synonyms for infuse in the sense of this definition

(infuse is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Definition 4: undergo the process of infusion - [verb of change]

Samples where infuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the mint tea is infusing

(infuse has a similar meaning as ...) let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse

"steep the blossoms in oil" "steep the fruit in alcohol"

Definition 5: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions - [verb of cognition]

Samples where infuse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • inculcate values into the young generation

Synonyms for infuse in the sense of this definition

(infuse is a kind of ...) teach by repetition

(... is a kind of infuse ) instill (into a person) by constant repetition

"he dinned the lessons into his students"

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