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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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Quotes of drink

  1. Let us eat and drink neither forgetting death unduly nor remembering it. The Lord hath mercy on whom he will have mercy, etc., and the less we think about it the better. – Samuel Butler
  2. Never drink black coffee at lunch; it will keep you awake all afternoon. – Jilly Cooper
  3. An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes. – Hernando Cortes
  4. The fact that a Republican is in the late Senator Kennedy's old seat probably must have him rolling in his grave, probably spilling his drink – Ann Coulter
  5. I used to be a window cleaner. I got fired because I sometimes liked to drink the soapy water. – Jamelia
  6. There's always some promoter having an '80s night, saying, We'll supply the band. All you can drink – Nik Kershaw
  7. I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink – Klaus Kinski
  8. I never stood in a public house bar and alcoholic drink never touched my lips. – James Larkin
  9. In an underdeveloped country don't drink the water. In a developed country don't breathe the air. – Jonathan Raban
  10. Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  11. They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games. – Casey Stengel
  12. God, my parents, my wife. I don't have a lot of friends, because I'm always moving around. I don't drink so I don't hang out in bars. But they've been very big in my life. Because they have helped to encourage me. – Herschel Walker
  13. Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information. – Zach Wamp
  14. Paul Newman's an old friend of ours out of Cleveland, Ohio. He used to sit around our house. He's the only man I've ever known to drink a case of beer all by himself. That's talent in a way. – Lew Wasserman
  15. Why don't Jews drink It interferes with their suffering. – Henny Youngman

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

Rhymes for drink