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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋpFmIˏet 〕


〔 ˊpәːmieit 〕

Overview of verb permeate

The verb permeate has 3 senses

  • permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddle -- (spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks")

  • percolate, sink in, permeate, filter -- (pass through; "Water permeates sand easily")

  • interpenetrate, permeate -- (penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot")