imbibe - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ɪmˈbaɪb/
present tense
I/you/we/theyimbibe
he/she/itimbibes
present participleimbibing
past tenseimbibed
past participleimbibed
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] often humorous to drink something
  2. 2
    [transitive] formal if you imbibe ideas, feelings, or qualities, you experience them and are influenced by them