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 Dictionary entry overview: What does imbibing mean? 

  The noun IMBIBING has 1 sense:

1. the act of consuming liquids

  Familiarity information: IMBIBING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1imbibing [BACK TO TOP]


The act of consuming liquids

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


drinking; imbibing; imbibition

Hypernyms ("imbibing" is a kind of...):

consumption; ingestion; intake; uptake (the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "imbibing"):

gulping; guzzling; swilling (the drinking of large mouthfuls rapidly)

potation (the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink))

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