Synonyms of imbibe in English:

imbibe


See US English definition of imbibe

See UK English definition of imbibe

See Spanish definition of beber

verb

1‘he was flushed from the Scotch he'd imbibed’

SYNONYMS
drink, consume, sup, sip, quaff, swallow, down, guzzle, gulp, gulp down, swill, lap, slurp
informal swig, knock back, sink
British informal neck
North American informal chug

2‘he had imbibed too liberally’

SYNONYMS
drink alcohol, drink, take strong drink, indulge, tipple, swill
informal booze, hit the bottle, take to the bottle, knock a few back, wet one's whistle
British informal bevvy
North American informal bend one's elbow
archaic wassail, tope

3‘he has spent a lifetime imbibing his local club's history’

SYNONYMS
assimilate, absorb, soak up, take in, digest, ingest, drink in, learn, acquire, grasp, gain, pick up, familiarize oneself with