TEM8 GRE TOEFL
- imbibe (v.)
- 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.
- 1. A man's shoes get tight by imbibe water, but he do not.
- 2. Lounge patrons desperately wanted to imbibe the essence of all this.
- 3. It was advantageous to animals digest and imbibe soybean's nutrition composition.
- 4. Plants imbibe nourishment usually through their leaves and roots.
- 5. I always imbibe fresh air in the woods.
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