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Another word for imbibe

  1. To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid)

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  2. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually

      1. To drink alcoholic liquor, sometimes specif. as a matter of habit or to excess
      2. To take in or soak up; absorb:
      3. To imbibe alcoholic liquors:
      1. To drink, especially alcoholic beverages, greedily or habitually.
      2. To drink (or, rarely, eat) greedily or immoderately
      3. To drink greedily or habitually:
      1. To drink (alcoholic liquor) or engage in such drinking, especially habitually or to excess.
      2. To drink (alcoholic liquor) habitually
      1. To have a painful or injurious effect on because of cold
      2. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      3. To drink (liquor) in nips
      1. To stay immersed in water or other liquid for wetting, softening, etc.
      2. (Informal) To drink (alcoholic liquor), especially to excess.
      3. (Slang) To drink to excess.
      1. (Informal) To drink too much alcoholic liquor
      2. To drink alcoholic beverages excessively or chronically.
      1. To cause to get drunk.
      2. (Slang) To drink (liquor)
      1. To intoxicate (especially, with alcohol)
      2. (US, Canada) To fill up (a tank in a vehicle with gas, petrol etc.).
  3. To take in (moisture or liquid)

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  4. To take in and incorporate, especially mentally

      1. To use up; consume:
      2. To receive (an impulse) without echo or recoil:
      3. To endure; accommodate:
      1. To transform (food) into living tissue by the process of anabolism; metabolize constructively.
      2. (Physiology) To consume and incorporate (nutrients) into the body after digestion.
      3. To absorb and incorporate into one's thinking
      1. To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
      2. To change (food), esp. in the mouth, stomach, and intestines by the action of gastric and intestinal juices, enzymes, and bacteria, into a form that can be absorbed by the body
      3. (Chemistry) To soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.
      1. To occupy; to consume (space or time).
      2. To implement, to employ, to put into use.
      3. (With on) To accept (a proposal, offer, request, etc.) from.
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Another word for imbibe

  1. To drink

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  2. To absorb

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