Synonyms for instill

Synonyms for (verb) instill

Synonyms: impregnate, infuse, instill, tincture

Definition: fill, as with a certain quality

Usage: The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Synonyms: infuse, instill, inculcate

Definition: teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

Usage: inculcate values into the young generation

Similar words: drill

Definition: teach by repetition

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: instil, instill

Definition: enter drop by drop

Usage: instill medication into my eye

Similar words: enter, infix, insert, introduce

Definition: put or introduce into something

Usage: insert a picture into the text

Synonyms: transfuse, instill

Definition: impart gradually

Usage: Her presence instilled faith into the children; transfuse love of music into the students

Similar words: lend, bring, impart, contribute, bestow, add

Definition: bestow a quality on

Usage: Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company; The music added a lot to the play; She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings; This adds a light note to the program

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