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Definition of "imbibed" []

  • To drink (esp alcoholic drinks) (verb)
  • To take in or assimilate (ideas, facts, etc) (verb)
  • To take in as if by drinking (verb)
  • To absorb or cause to absorb liquid or moisture; assimilate or saturate (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of imbibe. (verb)

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Use "imbibed" in a sentence
  • "He is about the same age as Asch. Although some of his work is spoiled by an overinsistence upon symbolism, which he imbibed from the French, and much of his drama is too poetic to endure before the footlights, he is a highly successful seeker after beauty and truth."
  • "Bancroft had studied at Göttingen and imbibed from the German historian Heeren the scientific method of historical study."
  • "Bancroft had studied at Göttingen, and imbibed from the German historian Heeren the scientific method of historical study."