Anneli Rufus on 15 stats that predict your propensity to imbibe.
OK, so he used to imbibe to excess, but he no longer partakes.
Single or spoken for, everyone has reason enough to imbibe on the most loved/hated holiday around.
Along with their invitations, each received a miniature bottle of Stoli vodka, with the suggestion that they imbibe first.
Evidently, all those heads believed in knowledge and came here to imbibe books, in which—as one knows—all knowledge is contained.
"The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe," he said.
Only think of mixing brine with your tipple; or of placing it in a fumarium, to imbibe the flavour of the smoke!
I should certainly like to imbibe some of this sanguine spirit.
All this time Harry was coaxing the baby to imbibe spoonfuls of the hot milk.
To correct the false is more difficult than to imbibe the true.
late 14c., from Old French imbiber, embiber "to soak into," from Latin imbibere "absorb, drink in, inhale," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + bibere "to drink," related to potare "to drink," from PIE *po(i)- "to drink" (see potion). Figurative sense of "mentally drink in" (knowledge, ideas, etc.) was the main one in classical Latin, first attested in English 1550s. Related: Imbibed; imbibing.