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Definition of Drink


  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.
  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.
  3. To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water.
  4. To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
  5. To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
  6. To smoke, as tobacco.
  7. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions.
  8. Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out.

Drink Quotations

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
John Wooden

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.
Mark Twain

Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.
Mark Twain

Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.
William Shakespeare

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.
Abraham Lincoln
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Drink Translations

drink in Afrikaans is suip, drink
drink in Danish is drik, drikke
drink in Dutch is zuipen, pimpelen, drinken
drink in Finnish is juoda
drink in French is boisson, s'enivrer, boivent, boire, buvez
drink in Italian is bevanda, bere
drink in Norwegian is drikke
drink in Portuguese is beber, bebida
drink in Spanish is bebida, beber
drink in Swedish is dricka, supa, dryck

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