imbibe
verb.
take in, also metaphorically
The sponge absorbs water well|She drew strength from the minister's words
verb.
take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
Synonym: assimilate
verb.
take in liquids
The patient must drink several liters each day|The children like to drink soda
Synonym: drink
verb.
receive into the mind and retain
Imbibe ethical principles