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Definitions of drink

  1. any liquid suitable for drinking; " may I take your beverage order?"
  2. consume alcohol; " We were up drinking all night"
  3. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; " drink was his downfall"
  4. the act of swallowing; " one swallow of the liquid was enough"; " he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
  5. propose a toast to; " Let us toast the birthday girl!"; " Let's drink to the New Year"
  6. a single serving of a beverage; " I asked for a hot drink"; " likes a drink before dinner"
  7. ( informal) any large deep body of water; " he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
  8. be fascinated or spell- bound by; pay close attention to; " The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
  9. drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; " The husband drinks and beats his wife"
  10. any large deep body of water; " he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
  11. take in liquids; " The patient must drink several liters each day"; " The children like to drink soda"
  12. 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.
  13. To swallow ( a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water.
  14. To take in ( a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
  15. To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
  16. To smoke, as tobacco.
  17. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions.
  18. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out.
  19. 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.
  20. To swallow a liquid; to take alcoholic liquors habitually.
  21. To swallow; to suck in; to receive through the sense; as, the eye drinks in the beauty of the scene.
  22. Any liquid swallowed to quench thirst; as much liquor as can be taken at once; strong or intoxicating liquor.
  23. Drinkable.
  24. Drinker, drinking.
  25. Drank.
  26. Drunk.
  27. Drinking.
  28. To swallow, as a liquid: to take in through the senses.
  29. To swallow a liquid: to take intoxicating liquors to excess:- pr. p. drinking; pa. t. drank; pa. p. drunk.
  30. Something to be drunk: intoxicating liquor.
  31. DRINKABLENESS.
  32. Something to be drunk; beverage; liquor.
  33. To swallow a liquid; take intoxicating liquors habitually.
  34. To swallow, as a liquid.
  35. To swallow, as a liquid; absorb; receive eagerly.
  36. Any liquid that is or may be swallowed; a beverage; a draft.
  37. 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.
  38. To swallow, as liquids; to imbibe; to take in by the senses; to inhale.
  39. To swallow a liquid; to be intemperate in the use of spirituous liquors; to be entertained with liquors at a feast.
  40. Any liquid taken into the mouth and stomach for quenching thirst; a beverage; a draught; a potion.
  41. To swallow a liquid, as water; to suck in; to absorb; to take alcoholic liquors; to be intemperate.
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Usage examples for drink

  1. If you give him water to drink, there is no fear of his taking too much; Nature will tell him when he has had enough. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  2. Will Mameena, his wife, drink it, then? – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  3. He'd have the lot of you drink and play for free. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. Take this up and drink it slowly. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. His only drink is water. – An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health by R. D. Mussey
  6. Look here, let me get you a drink or something! – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  7. Some people can eat and drink all day; and some people can care about a horse. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  8. You must drink all the water you can on the fast. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. I would as soon you would drink with me as not. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  10. " You can give him the first drink," said Teddy to his sister. – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  11. Phinuit finished his drink. – Alias The Lone Wolf by Louis Joseph Vance
  12. It was the love- drink that did it. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  13. " See here, you two," he spoke in his usual gruff way, " we'll give you something to eat and, drink when Jerry comes back." – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  14. " Yes, and have a drink! – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  15. Yet why should I drink or eat? – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  16. Because you drink more than is good for you, my poor Zouche! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  17. Tell Ben Corvet I want drink right away. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  18. Do you think you can make tea that is fit for Mr. Roylake to drink? – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  19. Is that life, I pray you, to eat, to drink, to sleep, to play, to walk, to work? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. No. Then come along and drink with me! – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
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