infuse (someone or something) with (something)(redirected from infuse somebody with)
infuse (someone or something) with (something)
1. To add an ingredient to something by soaking or steeping. Oh, I always infuse my water with lemon—it's so refreshing!
2. To put forth effort so that someone learns or remembers something. She really needs to infuse her kids with a sense of respect for others, sheesh.
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infuse someone with something
to teach someone a body of knowledge or a perspective on a body of knowledge. The schools sought to infuse the children with a sense of history. Children should be infused with a respect for the rights of others.
infuse something with something
to make something mix into some liquid. He infused the mixture with a strong solution of soap. The chemical mixture was infused with the other solution.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.