• (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.
  • (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
  • (n.) An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.
  • (v. t.) To dye with or in grain or kermes.
  • (v. t.) To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.
  • (v. t.) To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.

Compare ingrain with other words:

entrench vs. ingrain

engrain vs. ingrain

ingrain vs. radicate

ingrain vs. kermes

grain vs. ingrain

grime vs. ingrain