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Definition 1: the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess - [noun denoting act]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drink was his downfall

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) consumption of alcoholic drinks

(... is a kind of drink ) a long period of drinking

Definition 2: the act of swallowing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • one swallow of the liquid was enough
  • he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

(... is a kind of drink ) swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)

(... is a kind of drink ) a large and hurried swallow

"he finished it at a single gulp"

(... is a kind of drink ) a small drink

Definition 3: any liquid suitable for drinking - [noun denoting food]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • may I take your beverage order?

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

(drink is a kind of ...) a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

(... is a kind of drink ) any thin watery drink

(... is a kind of drink ) a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot

(... is a kind of drink ) drink produced by squeezing or crushing fruit

(... is a kind of drink ) a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice

(... is a kind of drink ) South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate

(... is a kind of drink ) nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)

(... is a kind of drink ) a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans

"he ordered a cup of coffee"

(... is a kind of drink ) a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water

"iced tea is a cooling drink"

(... is a kind of drink ) a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves

(... is a kind of drink ) water suitable for drinking

(... is a kind of drink ) a beverage made from juice pressed from apples

(... is a kind of drink ) an effervescent beverage (usually alcoholic)

(... is a kind of drink ) a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

(... is a kind of drink ) a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage

(... is a kind of drink ) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent

"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"

(... is a kind of drink ) honey diluted in water; becomes mead when fermented

(... is a kind of drink ) wine mixed with honey

(... is a kind of drink ) drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol

(... is a kind of drink ) carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger

(... is a kind of drink ) club soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol

(... is a kind of drink ) an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink that refreshes

"he stopped at the bar for a quick refresher"

(... is a kind of drink ) a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk

Definition 4: a single serving of a beverage - [noun denoting food]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I asked for a hot drink
  • likes a drink before dinner

(drink is a kind of ...) an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

"the helpings were all small" "his portion was larger than hers" "there's enough for two servings each"

(... is a kind of drink ) frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink with ice cream floating in it

(... is a kind of drink ) whiskey with ice

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer

"he ordered a whiskey neat"

(... is a kind of drink ) sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water

(... is a kind of drink ) spiced hot milk with rum or wine

(... is a kind of drink ) sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink taken at sundown

(... is a kind of drink ) a farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart); usually alcoholic

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink made of beer and lemonade

(... is a kind of drink ) an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover

(... is a kind of drink ) an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic

(... is a kind of drink ) an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning

(... is a kind of drink ) (facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

(... is a kind of drink ) a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

"they served beer on draft"

(... is a kind of drink ) a drink to follow immediately after another drink

(... is a kind of drink ) liqueur poured over shaved ice

Definition 5: any large deep body of water - [noun denoting object]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued

(drink is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(drink is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 6: be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) devote (oneself) fully to

"He immersed himself into his studies"

Definition 7: take in liquids - [verb of consumption]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The patient must drink several liters each day
  • The children like to drink soda

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) serve oneself to, or consume regularly

"Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

(... is a kind of drink ) to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

"The men gulped down their beers"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink to the last drop

"drink up--there's more wine coming"

(... is a kind of drink ) take up with the tongue

"The cat lapped up the milk" "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink greedily or as if with great thirst

"The boys guzzled the cheap vodka"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink in sips

"She was sipping her tea"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink from a flask with a gurgling sound

(... is a kind of drink ) draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth

"suck the poison from the place where the snake bit" "suck on a straw" "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink large quantities of (liquid, especially alcoholic drink)

(... is a kind of drink ) drink down entirely

"He downed three martinis before dinner" "She killed a bottle of brandy that night" "They popped a few beer after work"

Definition 8: consume alcohol - [verb of consumption]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We were up drinking all night

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) serve oneself to, or consume regularly

"Have another bowl of chicken soup!" "I don't take sugar in my coffee"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink wine

(... is a kind of drink ) become drunk or drink excessively

(... is a kind of drink ) drink moderately but regularly

"We tippled the cognac"

(... is a kind of drink ) go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk

"he pub-crawled around Birmingham"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink claret

"They were clareting until well past midnight"

(... is a kind of drink ) drink port

"We were porting all in the club after dinner"

(... is a kind of drink ) consume excessive amounts of alcohol

(... is a kind of drink ) drink alcohol without showing ill effects

"He can hold his liquor" "he had drunk more than he could carry"

(drink has a similar meaning as ...) drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic

"The husband drinks and beats his wife"

Definition 9: drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic - [verb of consumption]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The husband drinks and beats his wife

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) spend extravagantly

"waste not, want not"

(drink has a similar meaning as ...) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

Definition 10: propose a toast to - [verb of consumption]

Samples where drink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Let us toast the birthday girl!
  • Let's drink to the New Year

Synonyms for drink in the sense of this definition

(drink is a kind of ...) bestow honor or rewards upon

"Today we honor our soldiers" "The scout was rewarded for courageous action"

(... is a kind of drink ) propose

"He gave the first of many toasts at the birthday party"

(drink implies ...) consume alcohol

"We were up drinking all night"

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