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im·bue

 (ĭm-byo͞o′)
tr.v. im·bued, im·bu·ing, im·bues
1. To inspire or influence thoroughly; pervade: work imbued with the revolutionary spirit.
2. To saturate, impregnate, or dye.

[Middle English enbuen, imbeuen, from Latin imbuere, to moisten, stain.]
Synonyms: imbue, permeate, pervade, saturate, suffuse
These verbs mean to cause to be filled with a particular quality, such as an attitude or feeling: poetry imbued with lyricism; optimism that permeates a group; letters pervaded with gloom; a play saturated with ironic witticism; a heart suffused with love. See Also Synonyms at care.

imbue

(ɪmˈbjuː)
vb, -bues, -buing or -bued
1. to instil or inspire (with ideals, principles, etc): his sermons were imbued with the spirit of the Reformation.
2. rare to soak, esp with moisture, dye, etc
[C16: from Latin imbuere to stain, accustom]
imˈbuement n

im•bue

(ɪmˈbyu)

v.t. -bued, -bu•ing.
1. to permeate or inspire profoundly.
2. to saturate deeply with moisture or color.
3. to imbrue.
[1545–55; < Latin imbuere to wet, drench]
im•bue′ment, n.

imbue


Past participle: imbued
Gerund: imbuing

Imperative
imbue
imbue
Present
I imbue
you imbue
he/she/it imbues
we imbue
you imbue
they imbue
Preterite
I imbued
you imbued
he/she/it imbued
we imbued
you imbued
they imbued
Present Continuous
I am imbuing
you are imbuing
he/she/it is imbuing
we are imbuing
you are imbuing
they are imbuing
Present Perfect
I have imbued
you have imbued
he/she/it has imbued
we have imbued
you have imbued
they have imbued
Past Continuous
I was imbuing
you were imbuing
he/she/it was imbuing
we were imbuing
you were imbuing
they were imbuing
Past Perfect
I had imbued
you had imbued
he/she/it had imbued
we had imbued
you had imbued
they had imbued
Future
I will imbue
you will imbue
he/she/it will imbue
we will imbue
you will imbue
they will imbue
Future Perfect
I will have imbued
you will have imbued
he/she/it will have imbued
we will have imbued
you will have imbued
they will have imbued
Future Continuous
I will be imbuing
you will be imbuing
he/she/it will be imbuing
we will be imbuing
you will be imbuing
they will be imbuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imbuing
you have been imbuing
he/she/it has been imbuing
we have been imbuing
you have been imbuing
they have been imbuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imbuing
you will have been imbuing
he/she/it will have been imbuing
we will have been imbuing
you will have been imbuing
they will have been imbuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imbuing
you had been imbuing
he/she/it had been imbuing
we had been imbuing
you had been imbuing
they had been imbuing
Conditional
I would imbue
you would imbue
he/she/it would imbue
we would imbue
you would imbue
they would imbue
Past Conditional
I would have imbued
you would have imbued
he/she/it would have imbued
we would have imbued
you would have imbued
they would have imbued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.imbue - 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.imbue - fill, soak, or imbue totally; "soak the bandage with disinfectant"
steep, infuse - let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol"
brew - sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor; "the tea is brewing"
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
3.imbue - suffuse with color
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"

imbue

verb instil, infuse, steep, bathe, saturate, pervade, permeate, impregnate, inculcate He is able to imbue his listeners with enthusiasm.

imbue

verb
To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
Translations
kyllästää

imbue

[ɪmˈbjuː] VT to imbue sth withimbuir algo de or en (frm), empapar algo de
to imbue sb with sth [+ quality, virtue] → infundir or conferir algo a algn, imbuir a algn de algo (frm)
to be imbued withestar imbuido (frm) or empapado de

imbue

[ɪmˈbjuː] vt
to imbue sth with sth [+ quality] → insuffler qch à qch
a brief to imbue the brand with a subtler, more aristocratic vibe → des instructions pour insuffler une aura plus subtile et aristocratique à la marque
to imbue sb with [+ feeling] → remplir qn de
His presence imbued her with a feeling of security → Sa présence la remplissait d'un sentiment de sécurité.
to be imbued with a feeling → être pénétré(e) d'un sentiment
an officer imbued with a sense of duty → un officier pénétré du sens du devoir

imbue

vt (fig)durchdringen, erfüllen (with mit)

imbue

[ɪmˈbjuː] vt (frm) to imbue sth withimpregnare qc di
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