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Synonyms for permeate
ˈpɜr miˌeɪtper·me·ate

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  1. permeate, pervade, penetrate, interpenetrate, diffuse, imbue, riddleverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fall into place, circulate, spread, infiltrate, interpenetrate, sink in, soak, penetrate, bottom, disperse, circularize, propagate, pass around, riddle, spread out, filter, come home, disseminate, perforate, dawn, hue, click, diffuse, broadcast, screen, distribute, percolate, fan out, circularise, get across, fathom, imbue, get through, pervade

  2. percolate, sink in, permeate, filterverb

    pass through

    "Water permeates sand easily"

    Synonyms:
    click, separate out, penetrate, perk up, dawn, leach, dribble, get through, diffuse, sink in, strain, gain vigor, come home, filter, perk, imbue, percolate, filtrate, pervade, riddle, pick up, get across, fall into place, filter out, interpenetrate, trickle

  3. interpenetrate, permeateverb

    penetrate mutually or be interlocked

    "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"

    Synonyms:
    filter, imbue, diffuse, penetrate, interpenetrate, pervade, riddle, percolate, sink in

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  1. List of paraphrases for "permeate":

    imbue, pervade, penetrate

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How to use permeate in a sentence?

  1. Stephane Dujarric:

    The Durban deceit, the double-talk, the double standards – and, in particular, the discrimination – need to be exposed and rejected, period. for the secretary-general it is clear that racism and racial discrimination still permeate institutions, social structures and everyday life in every society. It must be condemnedwithout hesitation or reservation wherever and whenever it occurs.

  2. Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    I no longer want to talk about climate change. I want to talk about the climate crisis, it’s already here, and in order to address it, we need horizontal policies which essentially permeate every aspect of our economic and our social life.

  3. Nathan Dunn:

    The guy leading the country and leading the Liberal Party is no longer an absolute climate sceptic but somebody who understands the principles, it will take some time for his thought process to permeate the rest of the party and the government itself, but it's the first step.

  4. Trudy Wade:

    The ‘ mainstream ’ press – where many of us once looked for truth and reliable reporting – have become cesspools of elitism and intolerance, and the troubling lack of ideological diversity in newsroom across the country has sown seeds of hatred for years against conservatives – maybe especially against conservative women, it’s culminated in an unhinged assault on President Trump and anyone who dares to support him publicly. I guess it’s not terribly surprising that the liberal groupthink has started to permeate America’s corporations, too.


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