Definitions for imbrueɪmˈbru

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•brueɪmˈbru(v.t.)-brued, -bru•ing.

also embrue

  1. to stain.

Origin of imbrue:

1400–50; late ME enbrewen < MF embreuver to cause to drink in, soak, drench < VL *imbiberāre, der. of L imbibere to imbibe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbrue, drench(verb)

    permeate or impregnate

    "The war drenched the country in blood"


  1. imbrue(Verb)

    To stain (in, with, blood, slaughter, etc.).

  2. Origin: From embruer, from Germanic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbrue(verb)

    to wet or moisten; to soak; to drench, especially in blood


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