1. spread or diffuse through

Similar word(s): diffuse, interpenetrate, penetrate, permeate, pervade, riddle

Definition categories: contact, penetrate, perforate

2. fill, soak, or imbue totally

Similar word(s): soak

Definition categories: change, impregnate, saturate

3. suffuse with color

Similar word(s): hue

Definition categories: change, color, colorise, colorize, colour, colourise, colourize

Sentences with imbue as a verb:

- The shirt was imbued with his scent.

- The entire text is imbued with the sense of melancholy and hopelessness.