verb (used with object), in·fused, in·fus·ing.
verb (used without object), in·fused, in·fus·ing.
- infundibulum of uterine tube,
- infusion-aspiration drainage,
Origin of infuse
Examples from the Web for infuse
I just tried to infuse it with nobility, because he was after all a king.
More importantly, the evangelistic ethos is supposed to infuse everyday life.Did the Southern Baptist ‘Conservative Resurgence’ Fail?|Molly Worthen|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More breathing room between books, however, gives writers more time to infuse their series with something extra.Into Russia’s Dark Soul: The Serial Pleasures of Martin Cruz Smith|Sarah Weinman|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Especially the loss of Henry—it really did infuse the story room, and by extension the show, with a degree of sadness.‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’|Andrew Romano|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I had to work terribly hard to try to infuse some miniscule bit of humor into it.Jim Carrey’s Rant Against ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and 13 Other Stars Who Hate Their Own Films|Marlow Stern|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You do not; you locate the faulty part, correct it, and infuse new life.
Into this the consummate art of the singer could infuse every gradation of feeling.The Opera|R.A. Streatfeild
It was with infernal astuteness that Salabert set to work to infuse distrust into his wife's mind.Froth|Armando Palacio Valds
In desperation he even expressed regret he did not have a hack at Armand himself and infuse some life into it.A Pirate of Parts|Richard Neville
Once you rouse a man, and infuse some spirit into him, he may resist his disease, but it is a hard fight to get him to TRY.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier|James Inglis
Word Origin for infuse
early 15c., "to pour in, introduce, soak," from Latin infusus, past participle of infundere "to pour into," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + fundere "pour, spread" (see found (v.2)). Figurative sense of "instill, inspire" first recorded 1520s (infusion in this sense dates from mid-15c.). Related: Infused; infusing.