Im·bue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbued p. pr. & vb. n. Imbuing.]
1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes thoroughly imbued with black.
2. To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good principles.
Thy words with grace divine
Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety. --Milton.
v 1: spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has
permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the
entire building" [syn: permeate, pervade, penetrate,
2: fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with
disinfectant" [syn: soak]
3: suffuse with color [syn: hue, tinge]