V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: to fill with a quality or saturate something, especially with dye or color

Synonyms: fill, saturate, permeate, infuse, soak, color, dye, stain

Antonyms: drain

Tips: Imbue can be used to mean "fill" or "saturate." either physically or metaphorically and usually refers to color or dyes.

Usage Examples:

The setting sun imbued the sky with orange and pink hues. (filled, saturated)

Attending church may imbue the delinquents with a sense of tranquility and moral responsibility. (fill)

His poetry is imbued with deep, spiritual feeling. (filled, infused)

The Easter egg coloring tablet quickly imbued the vinegar with yellow. (dyed, permeated)

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