Pronunciation: drĭņk
v. i.1.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.
He shall drink of the wrath the Almighty.
- Job xxi. 20.
Drink of the cup that can not cloy.
- Keble.
2.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.
And they drank, and were merry with him.
- Gem. xliii. 34.
To drink to
to salute in drinking; to wish well to, in the act of taking the cup; to pledge in drinking.
v. t.1.To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water.
2.To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
And let the purple violets drink the stream.
- Dryden.
3.To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
To drink the cooler air,
- Tennyson.
Let me . . . drink delicious poison from thy eye.
- Pope.
4.To smoke, as tobacco.
To drink down
to act on by drinking; to reduce or subdue; as, to drink down unkindness.
To drink in
to take into one's self by drinking, or as by drinking; to receive and appropriate as in satisfaction of thirst.
- Shak.
To drink off
to drink completely, especially at one draught; as, to drink off a cup of cordial.
- J. C. Shairp.
To drink the health of
to drink while expressing good wishes for the health or welfare of.
n.1.Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions.
Give me some drink, Titinius.
- Shak.
2.Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out.
Drink money
an allowance, or perquisite, given to buy drink; a gratuity.
Drink offering
(Script.) an offering of wine, etc., in the Jewish religious service.
In drink
Strong drink
intoxicating liquor; esp., liquor containing a large proportion of alcohol.
- Shak.
Noun1.drink - a single serving of a beverage; "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
2.Drinkdrink - the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"
3.Drinkdrink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
4.drink - any large deep body of water; "he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
5.drink - the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Synonyms: deglutition, swallow
Verb1.drink - take in liquids; "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
Synonyms: imbibe
2.drink - consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
Synonyms: booze, fuddle
3.drink - propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
Synonyms: salute, toast, wassail, pledge
4.drink - be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to; "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
Synonyms: drink in
5.drink - drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic; "The husband drinks and beats his wife"
Synonyms: tope
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