verb (used with object), in·fused, in·fus·ing.
verb (used without object), in·fused, in·fus·ing.
Origin of infuse
Synonyms for infuse
Related Words for infusespermeate, impregnate, inspire, suffuse, invest, saturate, impart, inculcate, pervade, intersperse, leaven, animate, steep, instill, imbue, plant, inoculate, indoctrinate, ingrain, implant
Examples from the Web for infuses
Contemporary Examples of infuses
He has been obsessed with music since his childhood in Paris, and it infuses his work in fashion.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane
September 24, 2014
Indeed, there is a certain patriotism that infuses his speech these days.The Repentant Radical
September 17, 2013
And the thought-through style (their name was the result of 2,000 attempts) infuses everything the company does.Warby Parker Thrives by Giving Away Glasses Whenever It Sells a Pair
May 7, 2013
He infuses multiple shades of meaning into singular scenes, even sentences.Jeffrey Eugenides Hails Donald Antrim’s 'Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World'
June 2, 2012
Historical Examples of infuses
She rises with the lark, and infuses an early vigor into the whole household.Southern Literature From 1579-1895
By degrees he infuses into it the poison of his own ambition.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4
Albert J. Beveridge
We like this artist for the character and energy he infuses into his productions.
Who can doubt that Religion infuses power and exaltation into the Arts?
Thus it infuses an emotional element into the statements which follow it.Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon
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.