Synonyms for ingrain

Synonyms for (verb) ingrain

Synonyms: impress, ingrain, instill

Definition: produce or try to produce a vivid impression of

Usage: Mother tried to ingrain respect for our elders in us

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress

Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd


Synonyms: ingrain, grain

Definition: thoroughly work in

Usage: His hands were grained with dirt

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest