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Verb: drink (drank,drunk)  dringk
  1. Take in liquids
    "The children like to drink soda"; "The patient must drink several litres each day";
    - imbibe
  2. Consume alcohol
    "We were up drinking all night";
    - hit the bottle [informal], booze [informal], fuddle
  3. Propose a toast to
    "Let's drink to the New Year";
    - toast, pledge, salute, wassail [archaic]
  4. Be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to
    "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage";
    - drink in
  5. Drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
    "The husband drinks and beats his wife";
    - tope [archaic]
Noun: drink  dringk
  1. A single serving of a beverage
    "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
  2. The act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    "drink was his downfall";
    - drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence
  3. Any liquid suitable for drinking
    "may I take your drink order?";
    - beverage, drinkable, potable
  4. Any large deep body of water
    "he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
  5. The act of swallowing
    "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips";
    - swallow, deglutition [technical]

Derived forms: drank, drunk, drinking, drinks

Type of: absorb, body of water, consume, consumption, engross, engulf, fete, fĂȘte, food, have, helping, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], immerse, ingest, ingestion, ingulf [archaic], intake, intemperance, intemperateness, liquid, nutrient, plunge, portion, reward, serving, soak up, squander, steep, take, take in, uptake, ware [archaic], waste, water

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