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Overview of verb imbibe

The verb imbibe has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) 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")

2. assimilate, imbibe

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

3. drink, imbibe

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

4. imbibe

(receive into the mind and retain; "Imbibe ethical principles") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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