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Meaning of TRANSFUSE

Pronunciation:  trans'fyooz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
  2. [v]  treat by cupping
  3. [v]  pour out of one vessel into another
  4. [v]  impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
 

TRANSFUSE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: cup, instill
 
 See Also: add, administer, bestow, breathe, bring, care for, contribute, dispense, impart, lend, pour, treat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trans*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transfused}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Transfusing}.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of
transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See {Transfund}.]
1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to
   transfer by pouring.

2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries
   of one man or animal to those of another.



3. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled
   or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism into a
   man; to transfuse a love of letters.

         Into thee such virtue and grace Immense I have
         transfused.                           --Milton.

 

 

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