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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·bibe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbibed p. pr. & vb. n. Imbibing.]
 1. To drink in; to absorb; to soak up; to suck or take in; to receive as by drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a sponge imbibes moisture.
 2. To receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to imbibe principles; to imbibe errors.
 3. To saturate; to imbue. [Obs.] “Earth, imbibed with . . . acid.”