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See definition of imbibing on Dictionary.com
  • as inabsorbent
  • as inabsorption

synonyms for imbibing

  • absorptive
  • dry
  • bibulous
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • porous
  • pregnable
  • retentive
  • spongy
  • thirsty
  • consumption
  • digestion
  • intake
  • penetration
  • retention
  • saturation
  • exhaustion
  • fusion
  • impregnation
  • ingestion
  • inhalation
  • osmosis
  • reception
  • suction
  • drinking in
  • soaking up
  • taking in

antonyms for imbibing

MOST RELEVANT
  • impermeable
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How to use imbibing in a sentence

You have been imbibing the drop too much and will hear of this from the Company.
BABOO JABBERJEE, B.A.F. ANSTEY
If it be left exposed to the atmosphere, it will of itself, by gradually imbibing moisture, fall into the state of powder.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
That winter John Paul spent striving in vain for a better ship, and imbibing tactics from the French admirals.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Some of the women laughed also in a manner which testified to the brand of “tea” they had been imbibing that morning.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
It has already been said, that Hume appears to have suspected that his nephew, David, was imbibing republican principles.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
He ate with resolute appetite, and let slip few opportunities of imbibing whatever liquids happened to be passing by.
OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
It is not a comfortable process but it is considerably better than imbibing deadly gas.
TRAINING FOR THE TRENCHESLESLIE VICKERS
No true poet could live in any age without imbibing and reflecting its spirit, and that to a much greater degree than other men.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTONHIRAM CORSON
Far rather would you be imbibing porter with Widdicomb than drinking hermitage with his Grace—and O!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
The popular method of imbibing the charm of Dunloe is a combination of picnic, al fresco luncheons, and donkey-riding.
ROMANTIC IRELAND; VOLUME 2/2M.F AND B. MCM. MANSFIELD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IMBIBING

  • absorptive
  • bibulous
  • dry
  • imbibing
  • penetrable
  • permeable
  • porous
  • pregnable
  • retentive
  • spongy
  • thirsty
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