in·​ter·​fuse ˌin-tər-ˈfyüz How to pronounce interfuse (audio)
interfused; interfusing; interfuses

transitive verb

: to combine by fusing : blend
: to add as if by fusing : infuse
interfusion noun

Examples of interfuse in a Sentence

comedy and social commentary interfuse seamlessly in this hilariously satirical movie an attractive cologne that interfuses herbal and woodsy scents

Word History


Latin interfusus, past participle of interfundere to pour between, from inter- + fundere to pour — more at found

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of interfuse was in 1593

Dictionary Entries Near interfuse

Cite this Entry

“Interfuse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!