Definition of Imbibing

1. Noun. The act of consuming liquids.

Exact synonyms: Drinking, Imbibition
Generic synonyms: Consumption, Ingestion, Intake, Uptake
Specialized synonyms: Gulping, Guzzling, Swilling, Potation
Derivative terms: Drink, Imbibe, Imbibe



Definition of Imbibing

1. Verb. (present participle of imbibe) ¹

2. Noun. The act by which something is imbibed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imbibing

1. imbibe [v] - See also: imbibe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbibing

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

Literary usage of Imbibing

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"Such bodies, as I take it, are not mere albuminous drops, but globules formed by the uniform expansion of a viscid imbibing material. ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1886)
"... poured out into glasses or other little vessels for imbibing. The " caudle " was made in various ways, FIG. I. crowned head. The footboard is curved and ..."

3. St. Martin and St. Barts Alive! by Harriet Greenberg (2003)
"... tr 65-74-81 Manapany Cottages (Anse des Cayes) has its piano bar on the terrace adjacent to the crashing waves, v 27-66-55. imbibing, Music, Etc. ..."

4. William Harvey: A History of the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood by Robert Willis (1878)
"TRANSFUSION OF THE BLOOD FROM ARTERIES TO VEINS, AND THE imbibing POWER OF THE VEINS. IN speaking thus of the cause of the motion of the heart, the doctrine ..."

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