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1. permeate

verb. ['ˈpɝːmiːˌeɪt'] spread or diffuse through.

Synonyms

  • riddle
  • spiritize
  • pervade
  • interpenetrate
  • penetrate
  • diffuse
  • perforate
  • spiritise

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • deteriorate
  • defend

Etymology

  • permeātus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Permeate

  • abbreviate
  • affiliate
  • alleviate
  • appreciate
  • appropriate
  • asphyxiate
  • associate
  • associate
  • delineate
  • depreciate
  • deviate
  • differentiate
  • differentiate
  • emaciate
  • enunciate
  • enunciate
  • excoriate
  • expatriate
  • expiate
  • expropriate

Example sentences of the word permeate


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Refrigerate overnight to enhance the flavors that permeate throughout the cream.

2. Verb, base form
Wrap a towel around your hair and let the oil permeate your scalp for a half hour.

Quotes containing the word permeate


1. I've always had a sick sense of humor, and I've always wanted that to permeate the music because I don't take myself seriously. I take the music seriously, but I know I'm not God's gift to anyone except my mom.
- Josh Homme

2. permeate

verb. ['ˈpɝːmiːˌeɪt'] penetrate mutually or be interlocked.

Synonyms

  • penetrate
  • perforate
  • invade

Antonyms

  • exit
  • recede
  • hard
  • concentrated

Etymology

  • permeātus (Latin)

3. permeate

verb. ['ˈpɝːmiːˌeɪt'] pass through.

Synonyms

  • filter
  • penetrate
  • percolate
  • perforate
  • infiltrate

Etymology

  • permeātus (Latin)
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