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Transfuse definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TRANSFUSE, v.t. transfu'ze. [L. transfusus, transfundo; trans and fundo.]
1. To pour, as liquor, out of one vessel into another.
2. To transfer, as blood, from one animal to another.
3. To cause to pass from one to another; to cause to be instilled or imbibed; as, to transfuse a spirit of patriotism from one to another; to transfuse a love of letters.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students" [syn: instill, transfuse]
2: pour out of one vessel into another
3: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin [syn: cup, transfuse]
4: give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (transfused; transfusing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin transfusus, past participle of transfundere, from trans- + fundere to pour more at found Date: 15th century 1. a. to cause to pass from one to another ; transmit b. to diffuse into or through ; permeate <sunlight transfuses the bay> 2. a. to transfer (as blood) into a vein or an artery of a person or animal b. to subject (a patient) to transfusion transfusible or transfusable adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 permeate (purple dye transfused the water; was transfused with gratitude). 2 a transfer (blood) from one person or animal to another. b inject (liquid) into a blood-vessel to replace lost fluid. 3 cause (fluid etc.) to pass from one vessel etc. to another. Derivatives: transfusion n. Etymology: ME f. L transfundere transfus- (as TRANS-, fundere pour)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Transfuse Trans*fuse", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transfused; p. pr. & vb. n. Transfusing.] [L. transfusus, p. p. of transfundere: cf. F. transfuser. See Transfund.] 1. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring. 2. (Med.) To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries of one man or animal to those of another.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Transfer (as by pouring, instilling, or injecting), convey, transmit.

Moby Thesaurus

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