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drink

noun

1 drink

A single serving of a beverage.

Dutch: drankje
Polish: napój



2 drink

The act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess:
— Drink was his downfall.

synonyms: boozing, crapulence, drinking, drunkenness.

Roget 298: eating etc. v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination; gluttony etc. 957.    [eating specific foods] ... show more

Roget 959: drunkenness etc. adj.; intemperance; drinking etc. v.; inebriety, inebriation; ebriety, ebriosity; insobriety; intoxication; temulency, ... show more

Dutch: drank, geborrel
Polish: pijaństwo, popijawa

3 drink

Any liquid suitable for drinking.

synonyms: beverage, drinkable, potable.

Dutch: drank, drankje, drinken, zuipen
Polish: napój, picie

4 drink

Any large deep body of water.

5 drink

The act of swallowing:
— He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips.

synonyms: deglutition, swallow.

Dutch: de keel smeren, drinken, slok
Polish: połykanie, przełykanie, łykanie

verb

1 drink

Take in liquids:
— The patient must drink several liters each day.
— The children like to drink soda.

synonym: imbibe.

Roget 296: give entrance to, give admittance to, give the entree; introduce, intromit; usher, admit, receive, import, bring in, open the door to, throw in, ingest, absorb, ... show more

Dutch: drinken

2 drink

Consume alcohol:
— We were up drinking all night.

synonyms: booze, fuddle, hit the bottle.

Roget 959: get drunk, be drunk etc. adj.; see double; take a drop too much, take a glass too much; drink; tipple, tope, booze, bouse [Fr.], guzzle, ... show more

3 drink

Propose a toast to:
— Let's drink to the New Year.

synonyms: pledge, salute, toast, wassail.

Dutch: aanstoten, klinken, proosten, toasten, toosten

4 drink

Be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to:
— The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage.

synonym: drink in.

5 drink

Drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic:
— The husband drinks and beats his wife.

synonym: tope.


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