from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To spread through or over, as with liquid, color, or light: "The sky above the roof is suffused with deep colors” ( Eugene O'Neill). See Synonyms at charge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To spread through or over something, especially as a liquid, colour or light; to perfuse.
- v. To spread through or over in the manner of a liquid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To overspread, as with a fluid or tincture; to fill or cover, as with something fluid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overspread, as with a fluid or tincture; fill or cover, as with something fluid: as, eyes suffused with tears.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
- v. to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light
Latin suffundere, suffūs- : sub-, sub- + fundere, to pour; see gheu- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin suffundo. (Wiktionary)