1. to consume (liquids) by drinking; drink: He imbibed great quantities of iced tea.
2. to absorb or soak up, as water, light, or heat: Plants imbibe moisture from the soil.
3. to take or receive into the mind, as knowledge, ideas, or the like: to imbibe a sermon; to imbibe beautiful scenery.
Wordsmith Wednesdays made-up example sentence:
Political debates are sometimes so boring that none but the most enthusiastic of viewers imbibe any useful information.