1. [ verb ] fill, soak, or imbue totally
Synonyms: soak saturate

"saturate the bandage with disinfectant"

Related terms: fill impregnate steep infuse soak
2. [ verb ] spread or diffuse through
Synonyms: pervade permeate diffuse penetrate interpenetrate

"An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration" "music penetrated the entire building"

Related terms: penetrate spiritize permeation dispersion interpenetration
3. [ verb ] (color) suffuse with color
Synonyms: tinge hue
Related terms: dye complexion undertone
Similar spelling:   imp