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Definitions of drink

  1. To swallow a liquid; to be intemperate in the use of spirituous liquors; to be entertained with liquors at a feast. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To swallow, as a liquid; absorb; receive eagerly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To smoke, as tobacco. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To swallow; to suck in; to receive through the sense; as, the eye drinks in the beauty of the scene. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To swallow, as a liquid: to take in through the senses. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To swallow, as a liquid. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To swallow a liquid; to take alcoholic liquors habitually. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To swallow a liquid: to take intoxicating liquors to excess:-pr.p. drinking; pa.t. drank; pa.p. drunk. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. To swallow a liquid; take intoxicating liquors habitually. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to; "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. To swallow, as liquids; to imbibe; to take in by the senses; to inhale. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To swallow a liquid, as water; to suck in; to absorb; to take alcoholic liquors; to be intemperate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. Drinking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. Drunk. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. (informal) any large deep body of water; "he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. any large deep body of water; "he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Any liquid swallowed to quench thirst; as much liquor as can be taken at once; strong or intoxicating liquor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Drinker, drinking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Something to be drunk: intoxicating liquor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  31. DRINKABLENESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. Something to be drunk; beverage; liquor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. Any liquid that is or may be swallowed; a beverage; a draft. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Something to be drunk; a draught; liquor that intoxicates, or excessive indulgence in it. To drink to, to salute in drinking; to invite to drink by drinking first; to wish well to in the act of taking the cup. To drink deep, to drink to excess. To drink down, to act on by drinking; to reduce or subdue. To drink off, to drink the whole at a draught. To drink in, to absorb; to take or receive into any inlet. To drink up, to drink the whole. To drink health or to the health, a customary civility, in which a person expresses his respect or kind wishes for another. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Any liquid taken into the mouth and stomach for quenching thirst; a beverage; a draught; a potion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. Drinkable. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. Drank. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for drink

  1. Because you drink more than is good for you, my poor Zouche! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  2. " You can give him the first drink said Teddy to his sister. – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
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