pervade

pervade
I verb affect entirely, bathe, be rife, diffuse, disseminated, drench, enter, extend through, fill, filter through, flow into, force a passage, go through, imbrue, imbue, implant, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, inject, instill, interfuse, interpenetrate, intrude, invade, make an entrance, overspread, pass through, penetrate, perforate, permeate, pierce, radiate, run into, run through, saturate, seep in, soak, spread, spread through, steep, suffuse, transfuse II index diffuse, enter (penetrate), imbue, obsess, penetrate, permeate, spread

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  • Pervade — Per*vade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pervaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pervading}.] [L. pervadere, pervasum; per + vadere to go, to walk. See {Per }, and {Wade}.] 1. To pass or flow through, as an aperture, pore, or interstice; to permeate. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pervade — 1650s, from L. pervadere spread or go through, from per through + vadere to go (see VAMOOSE (Cf. vamoose)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pervade — *permeate, penetrate, impenetrate, interpenetrate, impregnate, saturate Analogous words: *infuse, imbue, ingrain, leaven: *inform, animate, inspire, fire …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pervade — [v] affect strongly; spread through charge, diffuse, extend, fill, imbue, impregnate, infuse, overspread, penetrate, percolate, permeate, suffuse, transfuse; concepts 172,179 …   New thesaurus

  • pervade — ► VERB ▪ spread or be present throughout; suffuse. DERIVATIVES pervasion noun. ORIGIN Latin pervadere go or come through …   English terms dictionary

  • pervade — [pər vād′] vt. pervaded, pervading [L pervadere < per, through + vadere, to go: see EVADE] 1. Now Rare to pass through; spread or be diffused throughout 2. to be prevalent throughout pervasion [pərvā′zhən] n …   English World dictionary

  • pervade — verb Pervade is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑atmosphere, ↑attitude Pervade is used with these nouns as the object: ↑society, ↑whole …   Collocations dictionary

  • pervade — UK [pə(r)ˈveɪd] / US [pərˈveɪd] verb [transitive] Word forms pervade : present tense I/you/we/they pervade he/she/it pervades present participle pervading past tense pervaded past participle pervaded formal to spread through the whole of… …   English dictionary

  • pervade — transitive verb (pervaded; pervading) Etymology: Latin pervadere to go through, pervade, from per through + vadere to go more at per , wade Date: 1659 to become diffused throughout every part of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pervade — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. fill, permeate, penetrate, imbue, overspread, impregnate, saturate; infiltrate. See presence, mixture. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. saturate, diffuse, permeate, spread through; see penetrate 1 . III… …   English dictionary for students

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