dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


2 definitions found
 for Imbued
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imbue \Im*bue"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbued; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Imbuing.] [L. imbuere; pref. im- in + perh. a disused
     simple word akin to L. bibere to drink. Cf. Imbibe.]
     1. To tinge deeply; to dye; to cause to absorb; as, clothes
        thoroughly imbued with black.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To tincture deply; to cause to become impressed or
        penetrated; as, to imbue the minds of youth with good
        principles.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Thy words with grace divine
              Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety.
                                                    --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "imbued":
     affected, agonized, colored, deep, deep-colored, devoured by, dyed,
     full, full-colored, hued, imbued with, impressed, impressed with,
     in Technicolor, in color, moved, obsessed, obsessed by,
     penetrated with, racked, seized with, stained, stricken, tinct,
     tinctured, tinged, tinted, toned, torn, tortured, touched,
     wash-colored, wracked
  
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org