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drink

Noun

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" [syn: drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence]
3 any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?" [syn: 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; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips" [syn: swallow, deglutition]

Verb

1 take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda" [syn: imbibe]
2 consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night" [syn: booze, fuddle]
3 propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year" [syn: toast, pledge, salute, wassail]
4 be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to; "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage" [syn: drink in]
5 drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife" [syn: tope] [also: drunk, drank]drank See drink

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Pronunciation

  • drăngk, /dræŋk/, /dr
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