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
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.