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  Definition of imbibe
  1. receive into the mind and retain; "Imbibe ethical principles"
  2. take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
  3. take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister''s words"
  4. take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
Similar Words: drink, absorb, suck, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up, assimilate

 

See Also: drain the cup, drink up, toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in, suck in, aspirate

 

Hyponyms: swill, swill down, suck, guggle, gurgle, sip, guzzle, lap, lap up, lick, drain the cup, drink up, gulp, quaff, swig, toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, wipe up, mop up, mop, blot, sponge up

 

Derivational Morphology: drinking, imbibing, imbibition, drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer, beverage, drink, drinkable, potable, swallow, deglutition, sucking, suck, suction, chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug, absorption, soaking up, absorber, assimilation

 

 
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