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  Definition of Drink
  1. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
  2. the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
  3. any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
  4. a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
  5. any large deep body of water; "he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
  6. be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to; "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
  7. take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
  8. consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
  9. drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife"
  10. propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year"
Similar Words: drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence, swallow, deglutition, beverage, drinkable, potable, drink in, imbibe, booze, fuddle, tope, toast, pledge, salute, wassail


See Also: drain the cup, drink up, toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill


Hyponyms: drinking bout, aerophagia, gulp, draft, draught, swig, nip, sip, milk, wish-wash, potion, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant, hydromel, near beer, ginger beer, mixer, cooler, refresher, smoothie, fizz, cider, cyder, cocoa, chocolate, hot chocolate, drinking chocolate, fruit juice, fruit crush, fruit drink, ade, mate, soft drink, coffee, java, tea, drinking water, chaser, potation, tipple, pledge, toast, libation, eye opener, nightcap, hair of the dog, shandygaff, shandy, stirrup cup, sundowner, posset, syllabub, sillabub, sangaree, sangria, whiskey neat, whisky neat, whiskey on the rocks, whisky on the rocks, ice-cream soda, ice-cream float, float, milkshake, milk shake, shake, frappe, swill, swill down, suck, guggle, gurgle, guzzle, lap, lap up, lick, drain the cup, drink up, quaff, toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, port, claret, pub-crawl, bar hop, bib, souse, soak, inebriate, hit it up, wine, carry, hold, give


Grouped Verbs: tope, booze, fuddle


Entailments: booze, fuddle


Derivational Morphology: tope, booze, fuddle, imbibe, swallow, get down, drinking, imbibing, imbibition, drinker, imbiber, toper, juicer, beverage, drinkable, potable, deglutition, alcoholic, alky, dipsomaniac, boozer, lush, soaker, souse, liquor, spirits, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence, drunkard, drunk, rummy, sot, inebriate, wassail, toaster, wassailer, salute, salutation, pledge, toast


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: drink   Albanian: pi  
Armenian: խմել and խմիչք   Bosnian: napitak and piti and piće  
Breton: eva   Catalan: beguda and beure  
Chinese:   Croatian: napitak and piti and piće  
Danish: drikke and drink and tår   Dutch: drank and drinken  
Esperanto: drinkaĵo and drinki and trinkaĵo and trinki   Estonian: jook and jooma and joomine  
Finnish: juoda and juoma and kulaus   French: boire and boisson and verre  
German: ''Getränk'' and Getränk and trinken   Greek: πίνω and ποτό and οινοπνευματώδες ποτό  
Hebrew: משקה and שתה and שתיה   Hindi: पीना  
Hungarian: iszik and ital   Icelandic: drekka  
Ido: drinkar   Indonesian: minum and minuman keras  
Interlingua: biber   Irish: ól  
Italian: bere and bevanda   Japanese: お酒 and 飲み物 and 飲む and 飲用 and 飲料  
Korean: 마시다   Latin: bibere  
Latvian: dzert and dzēriens and malks   Lithuanian: gerti  
Malayalam: കുടിയ്ക്കുക   Norwegian: drikke  
Novial: drinka and drinke and drinko   Polish: drink and napój and picie and pić  
Portuguese: beber and bebida   Romanian: bea and băutură  
Russian: напиток and пить and питьё   Slovene: pijača and piti and požirek  
Spanish: beber and bebida   Swedish: dricka and drickande and drink and dryck  
Tagalog: uminom   Telugu: తాగు and పానీయం  
Turkish: alkollü içecek and içecek and içki içmek and içmek   Vietnamese: ly and uống and đồ uống  
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