Adjective "Imbibe" Definition and Examples




    1. to consume (liquids) by drinking; drink: He imbibed great quantities of iced tea.

    2. to absorb or soak up, as water, light, or heat: Plants imbibe moisture from the soil.

    3. to take or receive into the mind, as knowledge, ideas, or the like: to imbibe a sermon; to imbibe beautiful scenery. verb (used without object), imbibed, imbibing.

    4. to drink, especially alcoholic beverages: Just a soft drink for me—I don't imbibe.

    5. to absorb


    "substances can be imbibe."