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per·me·ate

 (pûr′mē-āt′)
v. per·me·at·ed, per·me·at·ing, per·me·ates
v.tr.
1. To pass through the openings or interstices of: liquid permeating a membrane.
2. To spread or flow throughout; pervade: "Our thinking is permeated by our historical myths" (Freeman J. Dyson). See Synonyms at imbue.
v.intr.
To spread through or penetrate something.

[Latin permeāre, permeāt-, to penetrate : per-, through; see per- + meāre, to pass; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

per′me·ant (-ənt), per′me·a′tive (-ā′tĭv) adj.
per′me·a′tion n.

permeate

(ˈpɜːmɪˌeɪt)
vb
1. to penetrate or pervade (a substance, area, etc): a lovely smell permeated the room.
2. (Chemistry) to pass through or cause to pass through by osmosis or diffusion: to permeate a membrane.
[C17: from Latin permeāre, from per- through + meāre to pass]
ˌpermeˈation n
ˈpermeative adj

per•me•ate

(ˈpɜr miˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.t.
1. to pass into or through every part of: sunshine permeating the room.
2. to penetrate through the pores, interstices, etc., of.
3. to be diffused through; pervade: Bias permeated the report.
v.i.
4. to become diffused; spread.
[1650–60; < Latin permeātus, past participle of permeāre to pass through = per- per- + meāre to go, extend, have a course]
per`me•a′tion, n.
per′me•a`tive, adj.
per′me•a`tor, n.

permeate


Past participle: permeated
Gerund: permeating

Imperative
permeate
permeate
Present
I permeate
you permeate
he/she/it permeates
we permeate
you permeate
they permeate
Preterite
I permeated
you permeated
he/she/it permeated
we permeated
you permeated
they permeated
Present Continuous
I am permeating
you are permeating
he/she/it is permeating
we are permeating
you are permeating
they are permeating
Present Perfect
I have permeated
you have permeated
he/she/it has permeated
we have permeated
you have permeated
they have permeated
Past Continuous
I was permeating
you were permeating
he/she/it was permeating
we were permeating
you were permeating
they were permeating
Past Perfect
I had permeated
you had permeated
he/she/it had permeated
we had permeated
you had permeated
they had permeated
Future
I will permeate
you will permeate
he/she/it will permeate
we will permeate
you will permeate
they will permeate
Future Perfect
I will have permeated
you will have permeated
he/she/it will have permeated
we will have permeated
you will have permeated
they will have permeated
Future Continuous
I will be permeating
you will be permeating
he/she/it will be permeating
we will be permeating
you will be permeating
they will be permeating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been permeating
you have been permeating
he/she/it has been permeating
we have been permeating
you have been permeating
they have been permeating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been permeating
you will have been permeating
he/she/it will have been permeating
we will have been permeating
you will have been permeating
they will have been permeating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been permeating
you had been permeating
he/she/it had been permeating
we had been permeating
you had been permeating
they had been permeating
Conditional
I would permeate
you would permeate
he/she/it would permeate
we would permeate
you would permeate
they would permeate
Past Conditional
I would have permeated
you would have permeated
he/she/it would have permeated
we would have permeated
you would have permeated
they would have permeated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.permeate - 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"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
spiritise, spiritize - imbue with a spirit
2.permeate - pass through; "Water permeates sand easily"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"
infiltrate - pass into or through by filtering or permeating; "the substance infiltrated the material"
infiltrate - cause (a liquid) to enter by penetrating the interstices
3.permeate - penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"
invade - penetrate or assault, in a harmful or injurious way; "The cancer had invaded her lungs"
penetrate, perforate - pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest"

permeate

verb
1. infiltrate, fill, pass through, pervade, filter through, spread through, diffuse throughout Bias against women permeates every level of the judicial system.
2. pervade, saturate, charge, fill, pass through, penetrate, infiltrate, imbue, filter through, spread through, impregnate, seep through, percolate, soak through, diffuse throughout The water will eventually permeate through the surrounding concrete.

permeate

verb
To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
Translations
يَخْتَرِق، يَنْفُذ
pronikatprosakovat
gennemsyregennemtrænge
gagnsÿra, síast í gegnum
įsisunktiprasisunkti
iespiestiesiesūkties
prenikať
içine geçip yayılmak

permeate

[ˈpɜːmɪeɪt]
A. VT
1. [liquid] → penetrar, impregnar; [smell] → impregnar; [substance, chemical] → penetrar
to be permeated withestar impregnado de
2. (fig) [ideology, corruption] → estar presente en
this way of thinking permeates all areas of societyesta forma de pensar está presente en or impregna todos los niveles sociales
B. VI
1. to permeate through sth [liquid] → penetrar a través de algo, impregnar algo; [smell] → impregnar algo; [substance, chemical] → penetrar a través de algo
2. (fig) [ideology, corruption] → extenderse, propagarse (through por)

permeate

[ˈpɜːrmieɪt] vt
[damp, water] → s'infiltrer dans
[ideas] → s'infiltrer dans
The fear of bureaucracy permeates their thoughts → La peur de la bureaucratie s'infiltre dans leurs esprits.
permeate through
vt fus
[+ soil, rock] → s'infiltrer dans
[+ system, consciousness] → infiltrer
It takes a long time for such ideas to permeate through people's consciousness → De telles idées mettent longtemps à infiltrer les consciences.

permeate

vt (lit, fig)durchdringen
vidringen (→ into in +acc, → through durch)

permeate

[ˈpɜːmɪˌeɪt]
1. vt (gen) → filtrare attraverso (Tech) → permeare; (subj, smell) → pervadere (fig) (ideas) → diffondersi in
permeated with → impregnato/a di
2. vifiltrare (fig) → diffondersi

permeate

(ˈpəːmieit) verb
(of a liquid, gas etc) to pass or spread into or through. The water had permeated (through/into) the soil.
References in classic literature ?
The whole courtyard was permeated by a strong peaceful smell of stable yards, delightful to Pierre at that moment.
As the new arrivals gazed upon this exquisite scene they were enraptured by its beauties and the fragrance that permeated the soft air, which they breathed so gratefully after the confined atmosphere of the tunnel.
The uninvited guests enveloped and permeated them, and upon the night air rose joyous cries, congratulations, laughter and unclassified noises born of McGary's oblations to the hymeneal scene.
But humanity has triumphed over clothes; the look, the touch of a dress has become alive; and the woman who stitched herself into these material integuments has now permeated right through and gone out to the tip of her skirt.
And she had deliberately permeated her house with her personal atmosphere of coolness, and freshness, and equableness.
A thrill permeated Mr Pickering's entire one hundred and ninety-seven pounds, trickling down his spine like hot water and coming out at the soles of his feet.
As it was made up of numerous small pelts of different species of rodents, it presented a rather strange and wonderful appearance, which, together with the vile stench which permeated it, rendered it anything other than a desirable addition to a wardrobe.