Definitions for imbibe

Definitions for (verb) imbibe

Main entry: imbibe

Definition: receive into the mind and retain

Usage: Imbibe ethical principles

Main entry: imbibe, drink

Definition: take in liquids

Usage: The patient must drink several liters each day; The children like to drink soda

Main entry: take in, take up, suck, suck up, imbibe, draw, soak up, sop up, absorb

Definition: take in, also metaphorically

Usage: The sponge absorbs water well; She drew strength from the minister's words

Main entry: assimilate, imbibe

Definition: take (gas, light or heat) into a solution

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