Translation of imbibe in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo[formal]
- 1.1 (drink) beber, ingerir* [formal]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 [knowledge/information] imbuirse* de [formal], empaparse de
- But, whatever the reason, men no longer imbibe alcohol so freely, especially during the day, as they did a few years ago.
- The company claims that if you take this pill, you will need less alcohol to stay drunk, so will imbibe less.
- Research has found that children who imbibe soft drinks tend to consume more calories than those who don't.
- I wonder if young medics busy imbibing knowledge and collecting degrees will see some simple truths: There is a need for more doctors in Community Medicine; and we badly want good General Practitioners.
- The Mongols may have imbibed ideas about manoeuvre warfare from captive Chinese, but it is more likely they did it by instinct.
- When they went to summer camps, guards patrolled the perimeter and the inmates spent every waking moment imbibing the thoughts of the master.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [humorous/humorístico] beber
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.