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Definition 1: pass through - [verb of contact]

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

  • Water permeates sand easily

Synonyms for permeate in the sense of this definition

(permeate is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of permeate ) pass into or through by filtering or permeating

"the substance infiltrated the material"

(... is a kind of permeate ) cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices

Definition 2: spread or diffuse through - [verb of contact]

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

  • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
  • music penetrated the entire building
  • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

Synonyms for permeate in the sense of this definition

(permeate is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of permeate ) imbue with a spirit

Definition 3: penetrate mutually or be interlocked - [verb of contact]

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

  • The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot

Synonyms for permeate in the sense of this definition

(permeate is a kind of ...) pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

"The bullet penetrated her chest"

(... is a kind of permeate ) penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way

"The cancer had invaded her lungs"

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