infuse Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “infuse” in the English Dictionary

"infuse" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪnˈfjuːz/

infuse verb (EMOTION)

[T + prep] to ​fill someone or something with an ​emotion or ​quality: The ​pulling down of the Berlin Wall infused the ​world withoptimism. The ​arrival of a ​group of ​friends on ​Saturday infused new ​life into the ​weekend.

infuse verb (DRINK)

[I or T] If you infuse a ​drink or it infuses, you ​leavesubstances such as tea leaves or ​herbs in ​hotwater so that ​theirflavour goes into the ​liquid: Allow the ​tea to infuse for five ​minutes.
(Definition of infuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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infuseverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈfjuz/
to ​cause someone or something to take in and be ​filled with a ​quality or a ​condition of ​mind: His ​landscapepaintings were infused with a ​warm, ​subtlelight.
(Definition of infuse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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