Synonyms of imbibe in English:

imbibe


See definition of imbibe

verb

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

SYNONYMS

drink, consume, sup, sip, quaff, swallow, down, guzzle, 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