Complete Definition of "imbibe"

English

Etymology
From Latin prefix im-, "im-", + bibere, "to drink".

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪb|-aɪb

Verb
en-verb|imbib|ing

  1. to drink (used frequently of alcoholic beverages)
  2. to take in; as, to imbibe knowledge

Translations
trans-top|to drink
Finnish: juoda
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trans-top|to take in; as, to imbibe knowledge
Finnish: omaksua, imeä itseensä
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ttbc|Czech: nasávat, nasát, vstÅebat
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Derived terms
imbiber

Related terms
beverage

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