What does imbrue mean?

Definitions for imbrueɪmˈbru

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word imbrue.

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

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. embruer, also embruver, embreuver, embrever, to give to drink, soak (see pref. En-, 1, 1st In-, and Breverage), but also OE. enbrewen, enbrowen, to stain, soil (cf. Brewis).]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Imbrue

    im-brōō′, v.t. to wet or moisten: to soak: to drench.—n. Imbrue′ment. [O. Fr. embruerbevre (Fr. boire)—L. bibĕre, to drink.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imbrue in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imbrue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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