HyperDic: drink

English > 10 senses of the word drink:
NOUNfooddrinka single serving of a beverage
actdrink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulencethe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
fooddrink, beverage, drinkable, potableany liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
objectdrinkany large deep body of water
actdrink, swallow, deglutitionthe act of swallowing
VERBconsumptiondrink, imbibetake in liquids / liquids
consumptiondrink, hit the bottle, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
consumptiondrink, toast, pledge, salute, wassailpropose a toast to
cognitiondrink, drink inbe fascinated or spell-bound by
consumptiondrink, topedrink excessive amounts of alcohol
drink > pronunciation
Soundsdrih'ngk
Rhymesblink ... zinc: 27 rhymes with ihngk...
English > drink: 10 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA single serving of a beverage.
Examples
  • "I asked for a hot drink"
  • "likes a drink before dinner"
NarrowerchaserA drink to follow immediately after another drink
draft, draught, potation, tippleA serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
eye openerAn alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
frappeliqueur poured over shaved ice
hair of the dogAn alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover
ice-cream soda, ice-cream float, floatA drink with ice cream floating in it
libation(facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
milkshake, milk shake, shakeFrothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
nightcapAn alcoholic drink taken at bedtime
pledge, toastA drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
possetSweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer
sangaree, sangriasweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
shandygaff, shandyA drink made of beer and lemonade
stirrup cupA farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart)
sundownerA drink taken at sundown
syllabub, sillabubspiced hot milk with rum or wine
whiskey neat, whisky neatA drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer
whiskey on the rocks, whisky on the rockswhiskey with ice
Broaderhelping, portion, servingAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
Spanishbebida, copa
Catalanbeguda, copa
Verbsdrinktake in liquids / liquids
English > drink: 10 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
Example"drink was his downfall"
Synonymsdrinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence
Narrowerdrinking boutA long period of drinking
Broaderintemperance, intemperatenessconsumption of alcoholic drinks
Spanishbeber, bebida
Catalanbeguda, beure, bevèrria
Verbsdrinkconsume alcohol
drinkdrink excessive amounts of alcohol
English > drink: 10 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningAny liquid / liquid suitable for drinking.
Synonymsbeverage, drinkable, potable
Narroweralcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriantA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
cider, cyderA beverage made from juice pressed from apples
cocoa, chocolate, hot chocolate, drinking chocolateA beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar
coffee, javaA beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans
coolerAn iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
drinking waterwater suitable for drinking
fizzAn effervescent beverage (usually alcoholic)
fruit drink, adeA sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
fruit juice, fruit crushdrink produced by squeezing or crushing / crushing fruit
ginger beercarbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger
hydromelhoney diluted in water
mateSouth American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
milkA white nutritious liquid / liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
mixerclub soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol
near beerdrink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol
oenomelwine mixed with honey
potionA medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage
refresherA drink that refreshes
smoothieA thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk
soft drinknonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
teaA beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
tea-like drinkA beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves
wish-washAny thin watery drink
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
liquidA substance that is liquid / liquid at room temperature and pressure
Spanishbeber, bebida, bebidas, potable, trago
Catalanbeguda, potable
Verbsdrinktake in liquids / liquids
English > drink: 10 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningAny large deep body of water.
Example"he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > drink: 10 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of swallowing.
Example "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
Synonymsswallow, deglutition
Narroweraerophagiaswallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)
gulp, draft, draught, swigA large and hurried swallow
sipA small drink
Broaderconsumption, ingestion, intake, uptakeThe process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Spanishdeglución
Catalandeglució, deglutició
Verbsdrinktake in liquids / liquids
English > drink: 10 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningtake in liquids / liquids.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey drink; The animals drink
Examples
  • "The patient must drink several liters each day"
  • "The children like to drink soda"
Synonymimbibe
Caused bydrenchForce to drink
Entailed bysucklesuck milk from the mother's breasts
Narrowerdrain the cup, drink updrink to the last drop
guggle, gurgledrink from a flask with a gurgling sound
gulp, quaff, swigTo swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
guzzledrink greedily or as if with great thirst
lap, lap up, licktake up with the tongue
sipdrink in sips
suckDraw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
swill, swill downdrink large quantities of (liquid / liquid, especially alcoholic drink)
toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, killdrink down entirely
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
See alsodrink downdrink down entirely
drink updrink to the last drop
Spanishbeber, tomar
Catalanbeure, prendre's, prendre
Nounsdrinkthe act of swallowing
drinkany liquid / liquid suitable for drinking
drinka single serving of a beverage
drinkera person who drinks liquids / liquids
drinkingthe act of consuming liquids / liquids
English > drink: 10 senses > verb 2, consumption
Meaningconsume alcohol.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey drink
Example"We were up drinking all night"
Synonymshit the bottle, booze, fuddle
Entailed bysober up, soberBecome sober after excessive alcohol consumption
toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassailPropose a toast to
wine and dineEat sumptuously
Narrowercarry, holddrink alcohol without showing ill effects
claretdrink claret
portdrink port
pub-crawl, bar hopGo from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk
souse, soak, inebriate, hit it upBecome drunk or drink excessively
tankConsume excessive amounts of alcohol
tipple, bibdrink moderately but regularly
winedrink wine
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Similar todrink, topedrink excessive amounts of alcohol
Spanishbeber, emborracharse, soplar, tomar unas copas, tomar
Catalanbeure, prendre
Nounsdrink, drinkingthe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
drinkera person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
English > drink: 10 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningPropose a toast to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Let's drink to the New Year"
Synonymstoast, pledge, salute, wassail
Entailshit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
NarrowergivePropose
Broaderhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishbeber, brindar, prometer, saludar
Catalanbrindar per, proposar un brindis, saludar
English > drink: 10 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningBe fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
Synonymdrink in
Broadersteep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
English > drink: 10 senses > verb 5, consumption
Meaningdrink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The husband drinks and beats his wife"
Synonymtope
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Similar tohit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddleconsume alcohol
Spanishbeber
Catalanbeure
Nounsdrink, drinkingthe act of drinking / drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
drinkera person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
drunkarda chronic drinker

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