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〔 ImˋbaIb 〕


〔 imˊbaib 〕

Overview of verb imbibe

The verb imbibe has 4 senses

  • absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up -- (take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words")

  • assimilate, imbibe -- (take (gas, light or heat) into a solution)

  • drink, imbibe -- (take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda")

  • imbibe -- (receive into the mind and retain; "Imbibe ethical principles")