Definition of 'imbue'
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It was imbued with a sense of uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How many sacred works have been composed through the centuries by people deeply imbued with the sense of the mystery! Christianity Today (2000)You can become imbued with the idea that there's no point. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They struggle to control their feelings, are imbued with a streak of hysteria and can fly into a rage if things go wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A group of single-minded athletes are being imbued with a sense of teamwork. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The question, of course, is whether this quality can be imbued by training. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. imbue is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'imbue'
British English: imbue VERB
If someone or something is imbued with an idea, feeling, or quality, they become filled with it.
The film is imbued with the star's rebellious spirit.
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