HyperDic: imbibe

English > 4 senses of the word imbibe:
VERBcontactimbibe, absorb, suck, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take uptake in, also metaphorically
contactimbibe, assimilatetake (gas, light or heat) into a solution
consumptionimbibe, drinktake in liquids / liquids
cognitionimbibereceive into the mind and retain
imbibe > pronunciation
Soundsihmbay'b
Rhymesascribe ... vibe: 15 rhymes with ayb...
English > imbibe: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningtake in, also metaphorically.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsabsorb, suck, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up
Narrowerblotdry (ink) with blotting paper
sponge upabsorb as if with a sponge
wipe up, mop up, mopTo wash or wipe with or as if with a mop
Spanishabsorber
Catalanabsorbir
Nounsimbibera person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
English > imbibe: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTake (gas, light or heat) into a solution.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymassimilate
BroaderabsorbBecome imbued
Spanishembeber
Nounsimbibition(chemistry) the absorption of a liquid / liquid by a solid or gel
English > imbibe: 4 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningtake in liquids / liquids.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdrink
Caused bydrenchForce to drink
Entailed bysucklesuck milk from the mother's breasts
Narrowerdrain the cup, drink updrink to the last drop
guggle, gurgledrink from a flask with a gurgling sound
gulp, quaff, swigTo swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
guzzledrink greedily or as if with great thirst
lap, lap up, licktake up with the tongue
sipdrink in sips
suckDraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
swill, swill downdrink large quantities of (liquid / liquid, especially alcoholic drink)
toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, killdrink down entirely
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Spanishbeber, tomar
Catalanbeure, prendre's, prendre
Nounsimbibera person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
imbibing, imbibitionthe act of consuming liquids / liquids
English > imbibe: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningReceive into the mind and retain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Imbibe ethical principles"
Broaderabsorb, assimilate, ingest, take intake up mentally
Catalanembeure

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