Definition of 'permeate'
- 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: pervade penetrate interpenetrate diffuse imbue riddle
- pass through; "Water permeates sand easily"
Synonyms: percolate sink in filter
- penetrate mutually or be interlocked; "The territories of two married people interpenetrate a lot"