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English noun: drink

1. drink (food) a single serving of a beverage


SamplesI asked for a hot drink.
Likes a drink before dinner.


Broader (hypernym)helping, portion, serving


Narrower (hyponym)chaser, draft, draught, eye opener, float, frappe, hair of the dog, ice-cream float, ice-cream soda, libation, milk shake, milkshake, nightcap, pledge, posset, potation, sangaree, sangria, shake, shandy, shandygaff, sillabub, stirrup cup, sundowner, syllabub, tipple, toast, whiskey neat, whiskey on the rocks, whisky neat, whisky on the rocks

2. drink (act) the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess


SamplesDrink was his downfall.


Synonymsboozing, crapulence, drinking, drunkenness


Broader (hypernym)intemperance, intemperateness


Narrower (hyponym)drinking bout

3. drink (food) any liquid suitable for drinking


SamplesMay I take your beverage order?.


Synonymsbeverage, drinkable, potable


Broader (hypernym)food, liquid, nutrient


Narrower (hyponym)ade, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, chocolate, cider, cocoa, coffee, cooler, cyder, drinking chocolate, drinking water, fizz, fruit crush, fruit drink, fruit juice, ginger beer, hot chocolate, hydromel, inebriant, intoxicant, java, mate, milk, mixer, near beer, oenomel, potion, refresher, smoothie, soft drink, tea, tea-like drink, wish-wash

4. drink (object) any large deep body of water


SamplesHe jumped into the drink and had to be rescued.


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water


Domain usagecolloquialism

5. drink (act) the act of swallowing


SamplesOne swallow of the liquid was enough.
He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips.


Synonymsdeglutition, swallow


Broader (hypernym)consumption, ingestion, intake, uptake


Narrower (hyponym)aerophagia, draft, draught, gulp, sip, swig


English verb: drink

1. drink (consumption) take in liquids


SamplesThe patient must drink several liters each day.
The children like to drink soda.


ExamplesThey drink , The animals drink


Synonymsimbibe


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consume, have, ingest, take, take in


Narrower (hyponym)belt down, bolt down, down, drain the cup, drink down, drink up, guggle, gulp, gurgle, guzzle, kill, lap, lap up, lick, pop, pour down, quaff, sip, suck, swig, swill, swill down, toss off

2. drink (consumption) consume alcohol


SamplesWe were up drinking all night.


ExamplesThey drink


Synonymsbooze, fuddle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)consume, have, ingest, take, take in


Narrower (hyponym)bar hop, bib, carry, claret, hit it up, hold, inebriate, port, pub-crawl, soak, souse, tank, tipple, wine


Verb groupdrink, tope

3. drink (consumption) propose a toast to


SamplesLet us toast the birthday girl!.
Let's drink to the New Year.


Synonymspledge, salute, toast, wassail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)honor, honour, reward


Narrower (hyponym)give


Entailbooze, drink, fuddle

4. drink (cognition) be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to


SamplesThe mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage.


Synonymsdrink in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)absorb, engross, engulf, immerse, plunge, soak up, steep

5. drink (consumption) drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic


SamplesThe husband drinks and beats his wife.


Synonymstope


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)habituate, use


Verb groupbooze, drink, fuddle









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