Definition of Imbibes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of imbibe) ¹



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Definition of Imbibes

1. imbibe [v] - See also: imbibe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbibes

imbeds
imbellic
imbenching
imbenchings
imber-goose
imberb
imbetween
imbezzle
imbezzled
imbezzles
imbezzling
imbibe
imbibed
imbiber
imbibers
imbibes (current term)
imbibing
imbibings
imbibition
imbibitional
imbibitions
imbition
imbitions
imbitter
imbittered
imbitterer
imbitterers
imbittering
imbitterment
imbitterments

Literary usage of Imbibes

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1. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"A hard compact slate is best for roofing ; that which is porous imbibes water, the freezing of which splits it in winter, whilst it affords also a soil for ..."

2. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"175 imbibes я, life, and scours and stinks along Z>. ii. iuo Demand я, bodies, and in Calf's array D. iii. 29 Old in я. state; another, yet the same D. iii. ..."

3. Art and Environment by Lisle March Phillipps (1914)
"CHAPTER IX SCULPTURE AND THE MODERN MIND Breakdown of classic intellectualism : West and East in contact : The West imbibes the Eastern thought of spiritual ..."

4. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1831)
"... and toil, Its root strikes deep, and owns the fost'ring soil; imbibes our sun through all its swelling veins, And grows a native of Britannia's plains. ..."

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