verb (used with object), imbued, imbuing.
- To impregnate or inspire, as with feelings, opinions, etc.:
The new political leader was imbued with the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
- In physics and engineering, permeation (also called imbuing) is the penetration of a permeate (such as a liquid, gas, or vapor) through a solid.
- To permeate or influence as if by dyeing: The spirit that imbues the new constitution