Translation of imbibe in Spanish:

imbibe

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbaɪb/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 (drink) beber, ingerir* [formal]
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.2 [knowledge/information] imbuirse* de [formal], empaparse de

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [humorous/humorístico] beber

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In Spain, pinchos are small portions of food, often on a cocktail stick, eaten in a bar or cafe. Often free, they are similar to tapas, but much smaller. There are pinchos of many foods, including Spanish omelet, ham, sausage, and anchovy.