To drink in; to absorb; to soak up; to suck or take in; to receive as by drinking; as, a person imbibes drink, or a sponge imbibes moisture.
To receive or absorb into the mind and retain; as, to imbibe principles; to imbibe errors.
This is called when you have not taken a drink when you were supposed to. Drink and Start.
Absorb water: re-hydrate. n.imbibition
take in, also metaphorically; "The sponge absorbs water well"; "She drew strength from the minister's words"
take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
receive into the mind and retain; "Imbibe ethical principles"