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imbibō (present infinitive imbibere, perfect active imbibī); third conjugation, no supine stem

  1. to drink in, imbibe
  2. to assimilate
  3. to conceive (an idea)


   Conjugation of imbibō (third conjugation, no supine stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present imbibō imbibis imbibit imbibimus imbibitis imbibunt
imperfect imbibēbam imbibēbās imbibēbat imbibēbāmus imbibēbātis imbibēbant
future imbibam imbibēs imbibet imbibēmus imbibētis imbibent
perfect imbibī imbibistī imbibit imbibimus imbibistis imbibērunt,
pluperfect imbiberam imbiberās imbiberat imbiberāmus imbiberātis imbiberant
future perfect imbiberō imbiberis imbiberit imbiberimus imbiberitis imbiberint
passive present imbibor imbiberis,
imbibitur imbibimur imbibiminī imbibuntur
imperfect imbibēbar imbibēbāris,
imbibēbātur imbibēbāmur imbibēbāminī imbibēbantur
future imbibar imbibēris,
imbibētur imbibēmur imbibēminī imbibentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present imbibam imbibās imbibat imbibāmus imbibātis imbibant
imperfect imbiberem imbiberēs imbiberet imbiberēmus imbiberētis imbiberent
perfect imbiberim imbiberīs imbiberit imbiberīmus imbiberītis imbiberint
pluperfect imbibissem imbibissēs imbibisset imbibissēmus imbibissētis imbibissent
passive present imbibar imbibāris,
imbibātur imbibāmur imbibāminī imbibantur
imperfect imbiberer imbiberēris,
imbiberētur imbiberēmur imbiberēminī imbiberentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present imbibe imbibite
future imbibitō imbibitō imbibitōte imbibuntō
passive present imbibere imbibiminī
future imbibitor imbibitor imbibuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives imbibere imbibisse imbibī
participles imbibēns imbibendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
imbibendī imbibendō imbibendum imbibendō



  • imbibo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • imbibo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • imbibo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be imbibing false opinions: opiniones falsas animo imbibere
    • to get a mistaken notion into the mind: errorem animo imbibere
  • Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “ĭmbĭbĕre”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 4: G H I, page 567