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.”