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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
drink (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) - swallow imbibe drink water
b) to take in or suck up - absorb drinking air into his lungs
c) to take in or receive avidly - usually used with in drank in every word of the lecture
2.
to join in a toast to - I'll drink your good health
3.
intransitive verb
to bring to a specified state by alcoholic beverages - drinking drank himself into oblivion
1.
a) to take liquid into the mouth for swallowing
b) to receive into one's consciousness
2.
to partake of alcoholic beverages - has quit drinking
3.
to make or join in a toast - I'll drink to that!
drink (noun)
1.
a) a liquid suitable for swallowing
b) alcoholic beverages
2.
a draft or portion of liquid
3.
excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages - he took to drink when his business failed
4.
a sizable body of water - used with the landed in the drink
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
drink (noun)
1.
a liquid suitable for drinking
SYNONIMS:
beverage, drinkable, libation, potable, quencher
RELATED WORDS:
potion; pop, soda, soda pop, soft drink; nectar; alcohol, brew, intoxicant, liquor, spirits; mix, mixer
drink (noun)
2.
the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
SYNONIMS:
belt, draft, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, swig, swill
RELATED WORDS:
dram, drop
drink (noun)
3.
a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk
SYNONIMS:
aqua vitae, ardent spirits, booze, bottle, drink, firewater, grog, hooch, inebriant, intoxicant, John Barleycorn, juice, liquor, lush, moonshine, potable, rum, sauce, spirits, stimulant, strong drink, tipple
RELATED WORDS:
aperitif, bracer, chaser, digestif, nightcap; belt, load, nip, peg [], pop, shooter, shot, slug, snifter, snort, tot, whet; cocktail, mixed drink; ale, beer, brew, brewage, brewski [], home brew, malt liquor, microbrew, mum, nappy []; mead, sake ( saki), wine; barley-bree ( barley-broo) [], brandy, gin, liqueur, mao-tai, mescal, schnapps, tequila, vodka, whiskey ( whisky); Dutch courage
nonintoxicant
drink (verb)
1.
to swallow in liquid form
SYNONIMS:
belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, swig, swill, toss (down off)
RELATED WORDS:
lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine
drink (verb)
2.
to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages
SYNONIMS:
bib, booze, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up), soak, tipple
RELATED WORDS:
carouse, revel; imbibe, nip
booze it up, hit the bottle
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abstain
drink (verb)
3.
to take in (something liquid) through small openings
SYNONIMS:
drink, imbibe, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up
RELATED WORDS:
gulp, guzzle, quaff, sip, slurp, swallow, swig, swill
drink (verb)
to receive or accept gladly or readily
SYNONIMS:
drink (in), eat (up), embrace, lap (up)
RELATED WORDS:
adopt, espouse, take up; greet, hail; enjoy, like, prefer; cherry-pick, choose, cull, decide (on), elect, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, select, single (out), take
NEAR ANTONYMS:
balk (at), decline, pass up, refuse, reject, spurn, throw over, turn down; demur (to), object (to)
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