Definition of permeat
1. permeate [ v ] spread or diffuse through
Examples: "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration" "music penetrated the entire building"
(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
In the primary grades , reading permeates almost every aspect of school progress , and the children 's early experiences of success or failure in learning to read often set a pattern of total achievement that is relatively enduring throughout the following years .Synonyms pervade permeate diffuse interpenetrate penetrate imbue Related Terms penetrate spiritize permeation dispersion interpenetration
2. permeate [ v ] be diffused thoroughly
Examples: "Sunlight percolated the entire house"
3. permeate [ v ] pass through
Examples: "Water permeates sand easily"
4. permeate [ v ] penetrate mutually or be interlocked
Examples: "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"
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