Definitions for imbueɪmˈbyu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle(verb)

    spread or diffuse through

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

  2. soak, imbue(verb)

    fill, soak, or imbue totally

    "soak the bandage with disinfectant"

  3. imbue, hue(verb)

    suffuse with color

Wiktionary

  1. imbue(Verb)

    : To wet or stain an object completely with some physical quality.

    The shirt was imbued with his scent.

  2. imbue(Verb)

    In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.

    The entire text is imbued with the sense of melancholy and hopelessness.

  3. Origin: From imbuo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imbue(verb)

    to tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black

  2. Imbue(verb)

    to tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good principles

  3. Origin: [L. imbuere; pref. im- in + perh. a disused simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. Imbibe.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Imbue

    im-bū′, v.t. to moisten: to tinge deeply: to cause to imbibe, as the mind. [O. Fr. imbuer—L. imbuĕrein, and root of bibĕre, to drink.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imbue in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imbue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vanna Bonta:

    Language achieves soul only when it's applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.

  2. Vanna Bonta:

    Language achieves soul only when it’s applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.

  3. Kim Hyun-su:

    I think they will try to imbue the Note (phone) with a more transformative change such as new technology under the new leadership, than the fine-tuning we saw with the Galaxy S7.

  4. Kim Hyun-su:

    I think they will try to imbue the Note (tablet) with a more transformative change such as new technology under the new leadership, than the fine-tuning we saw with the Galaxy S7.

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