To infuse something is to add or mix something into it. When you infuse a drink with alcohol, you are adding alcohol to the drink.

  • The tea was infused with lavender, which gave it a unique flavor.

  • The artist infused the painting with a lot of emotion.

Definition of infuse


fill, as with a certain quality


impregnate, instill, tincture


teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions


inculcate, instill


let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse




introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes


undergo the process of infusion

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Example Sentences for infuse

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    All the songs in the album are infused with humor.

  • 2

    Its concepts infused the prayerbook and folklore.

  • 3

    The infusion is stopped by pushing the button back.

  • 4

    An infusion of leaves was gargled, especially by children, for cankers.

  • 5

    It's not part of the job description, the training, or the magical infusion.

  • 6

    MacMillan's music is infused with the spiritual and the political themes.

  • 7

    Niche perfumers infuse Paris with new options.

  • 8

    This book was the perfect excuse to try more infusing.

  • 9

    An adhesive cloth patch covers the skin at the infusion site.

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    Pennyroyal tea is the use of an infusion made from the herb.