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im·brue

(ĭm-bro͞o′) also em·brue (ĕm-)
tr.v. im·brued, im·bru·ing, im·brues also em·brued or em·bru·ing or em·brues
1. To saturate.
2. To stain.

[Middle English embrewen, from Old French embreuver, from Vulgar Latin *imbiberāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Late Latin biber, beverage (from Latin bibere, to drink; see beverage).]

imbrue

(ɪmˈbruː) or

embrue

vb (tr) , -brues, -bruing or -brued
1. to stain, esp with blood
2. to permeate or impregnate
[C15: from Old French embreuver, from Latin imbibere imbibe]
imˈbruement, emˈbruement n

im•brue

(ɪmˈbru)

also embrue



v.t. -brued, -bru•ing.
to stain.
[1400–50; late Middle English enbrewen < Middle French embreuver to cause to drink in, soak, drench < Vulgar Latin *imbiberāre, derivative of Latin imbibere to imbibe]

imbrue


Past participle: imbrued
Gerund: imbruing

Imperative
imbrue
imbrue
Present
I imbrue
you imbrue
he/she/it imbrues
we imbrue
you imbrue
they imbrue
Preterite
I imbrued
you imbrued
he/she/it imbrued
we imbrued
you imbrued
they imbrued
Present Continuous
I am imbruing
you are imbruing
he/she/it is imbruing
we are imbruing
you are imbruing
they are imbruing
Present Perfect
I have imbrued
you have imbrued
he/she/it has imbrued
we have imbrued
you have imbrued
they have imbrued
Past Continuous
I was imbruing
you were imbruing
he/she/it was imbruing
we were imbruing
you were imbruing
they were imbruing
Past Perfect
I had imbrued
you had imbrued
he/she/it had imbrued
we had imbrued
you had imbrued
they had imbrued
Future
I will imbrue
you will imbrue
he/she/it will imbrue
we will imbrue
you will imbrue
they will imbrue
Future Perfect
I will have imbrued
you will have imbrued
he/she/it will have imbrued
we will have imbrued
you will have imbrued
they will have imbrued
Future Continuous
I will be imbruing
you will be imbruing
he/she/it will be imbruing
we will be imbruing
you will be imbruing
they will be imbruing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imbruing
you have been imbruing
he/she/it has been imbruing
we have been imbruing
you have been imbruing
they have been imbruing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imbruing
you will have been imbruing
he/she/it will have been imbruing
we will have been imbruing
you will have been imbruing
they will have been imbruing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imbruing
you had been imbruing
he/she/it had been imbruing
we had been imbruing
you had been imbruing
they had been imbruing
Conditional
I would imbrue
you would imbrue
he/she/it would imbrue
we would imbrue
you would imbrue
they would imbrue
Past Conditional
I would have imbrued
you would have imbrued
he/she/it would have imbrued
we would have imbrued
you would have imbrued
they would have imbrued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.imbrue - permeate or impregnate; "The war drenched the country in blood"
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"

imbrue

also embrue
verb
To cover with blood: