See also: imbibé

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From Old French imbiber, from Latin im- + bibere ‎(to drink), whence also beverage (via Old French), infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₃-, whence also potable, potion.

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imbibe ‎(third-person singular simple present imbibes, present participle imbibing, simple past and past participle imbibed)

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

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