Definitions for instill

Definitions for (verb) instill

Main entry: impregnate, infuse, instill, tincture

Definition: fill, as with a certain quality

Usage: The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

Main entry: infuse, instill, inculcate

Definition: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

Usage: inculcate values into the young generation

Main entry: impress, ingrain, instill

Definition: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of

Usage: Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us

Main entry: instil, instill

Definition: enter drop by drop

Usage: instill medication into my eye

Main entry: transfuse, instill

Definition: impart gradually

Usage: Her presence instilled faith into the children; transfuse love of music into the students

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