[ UK /dɹˈɪŋk/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹɪŋk/ ]
  1. the act of swallowing
    he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips
    one swallow of the liquid was enough
  2. any liquid suitable for drinking
    may I take your beverage order?
  3. any large deep body of water
    he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued
  4. a single serving of a beverage
    I asked for a hot drink
    likes a drink before dinner
  5. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
    drink was his downfall
  1. consume alcohol
    We were up drinking all night
  2. be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to
    The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage
  3. drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic
    The husband drinks and beats his wife
  4. propose a toast to
    Let us toast the birthday girl!
    Let's drink to the New Year
  5. take in liquids
    The children like to drink soda
    The patient must drink several liters each day
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How To Use drink In A Sentence

  • Laura Wade's Posh, timed to open as the Tories edged into power in May 2010, reminded us just what we were in for: overprivileged hooligans in drinking-society blazers who trash a pub as thoughtlessly as they will trash the country. Dominic Cooke: a life in theatre
  • People at MSFC have told me over drinks that this study concluded that EELV are human ratable but they were going to do what Griffin wanted. Obama Policies on Transparency, Openness, and Participation - and NASA - NASA Watch
  • Let's go inside and drink coffee while we wait - likely the lords will keep us waiting all day before they blather their way to a decision. THE BROKEN GOD
  • Winky luved tu drinking frum deh water fawsitt…. she liking hur wadder fresh…it wuz a sinky-drinky fur deh winky-binky. Like the new bowl. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • The amount of water which is suitable to drink is less and less.
  • Considering my diminutiveness, the size of the pail in my lap, and my drinking out of it my breath held and my face buried to the ears in foam, it was rather difficult to estimate how much I drank. Chapter 3
  • She huffed, stood up, arched her back in a heavyweight stretch, turned to the fountain and started in on a long, long drink.
  • While you're in Miami, make sure you stay up to see the sun come up … and try a drink called Miami Vice, which is a mix of daiquiri and pina colada. Insider's guide to music pilgrimages: Hip-hop, dance, disco, electro
  • And the people who were subjected to hard yakka, slave labour if you want, or removal from islands because of drinking problems or fighting and they have complete hate and they've handed it down generationally.
  • Even the normal Perigordine fare of duck la gras and truffles washed down with red wine and pastis has yielded in favour of Scottish food and drink in celebration of the Auld Alliance.
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