imbue imbue  /ɪm ˈbju/


  1. (v) spread or diffuse through
  2. (v) fill, soak, or imbue totally
  3. (v) suffuse with color


  1. But unlike any American designer before him, Rodriguez, 44, draws on his Latino roots to imbue his designs with a distinctive sense of color, curve and verve.
  2. But when offered the chance to imbue the design with meaning, the interpretations will be as wishful and varied as the fantasies of the respondents.
  3. Exquisite flower gardens and vast plantations of pineapple imbue Gbadolite with an air of bucolic tranquillity.


  1. Toro y Moi Turns Billie Holiday's 'My Man' Into a New Age Glitch-Hop Hit

    Every so often, Verve Records likes to give contemporary producers the keys to the castle, letting the mix-masters of the day imbue the jazz and soul hits of yore with new context. And most of the time, if we're being honest, it's about as interesting as you'd expect: simply novelty, or something trapped in a milquetoast middle ground that doesn't do either artist any favors...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. Zaki Hasan: Zaki's Review: Man of Steel

    Director Zack Snyder's Man of Steel is an ambitious attempt by home studio Warner Bros. to imbue their Superman property with the same sense of...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post


  1. "The whole idea of the man who fell to Earth is sort of what we tried to get across in his introduction to the movie. He's just coming out of the landscape," Joel Coen said. "You make him both the implacable killer, but you imbue him with...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Coen brothers Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  2. "We've got journalism in the blood," Murdoch said during a recent interview. "I've tried very hard to imbue my own children with the same thing. It carries special responsibilities."
    on May 20, 2007 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Carter seems to be just playing right now," Jackson said before his team defeated the Nets, 105-90, last night at Izod Center. "Not playing with that fire that Jason seems to imbue in his game."
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Phil Jackson Source: The Star-Ledger -

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