Definitions for imbibeɪmˈbaɪb
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absorb, suck, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck up, draw, take in, take up(verb)
take in, also metaphorically
"The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
take in liquids
"The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
receive into the mind and retain
"Imbibe ethical principles"
To drink (used frequently of alcoholic beverages).
To take in; as, to imbibe knowledge.
Origin: From prefix im- + bibere, whence also beverage (via Old French).
to drink in; to absorb; to suck or take in; to receive as by drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a sponge imbibes moisture
to receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to imbibe principles; to imbibe errors
to saturate; to imbue
Origin: [L. imbibere; pref. im- in + bibere to drink: cf. F. imbiber. Cf. Bib, Imbue, Potable.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You are an ingrate and you will remain an ingrate until you imbibe/portray gratitude as your attitude/lifestyle for life.
You should be grateful to God for all things that happen to you. For, all things happen either to be a blessing or a lesson to you. Thus, imbibe just that.
Life is a product of God's LOVE. Now that infers, you are as well a product of God's LOVE. So, you've got to imbibe the above fact and do live LOVE out outrightly.
Faith is just what it takes to keep/hold one's end up i.e. to hold one's stand/belief inspite of predicaments of a lifetime. So, you've got to imbibe & portray faith.
Patience is a virtue and everyone needs it. Besides, whoever that longs to go far with almighty God in life ought to quest for patience, as well imbibe it and then get used to it or rather exercise it for life.
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- vstřebat, nasát, nasávatCzech
- juoda, omaksua, imeä itseensäFinnish
- deoghailScottish Gaelic
- 마시다, 흡수하다Korean
- nuttigen, drinken, tot zich nemen, opnemenDutch
- bea, îmbibaRomanian
- перенимать, поглощать, пить, приниматьRussian
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