drink1 [ drıŋk ] (past tense drank [ dræŋk ] ; past participle drunk [ drʌŋk ] ) verb ***
1. ) intransitive or transitive to take liquid into your body through your mouth:
Everyone stood around drinking cups of coffee.
Drink your orange juice, Thomas.
drink from/out of: Rosie drank thirstily from her canteen.
2. ) intransitive to drink alcohol, especially regularly or too often:
My parents don't drink.
The young man had been out drinking with his friends.
drink and drive (=drive after drinking alcohol): The campaign against drinking and driving will continue.
drink someone under the table INFORMAL
to drink more alcohol than someone else without becoming as drunk as they do
,drink `in phrasal verb transitive
to experience something with great enjoyment:
They sat out on the terrace and drank in the stunning view.
`drink to phrasal verb transitive
drink to someone/something to wish for health, happiness, or success for someone or something, then lift your glass and drink from it:
drink a toast to someone: We will now drink a toast to the bride and groom.
I'll drink to that SPOKEN
used for saying that you strongly agree with what someone has said
,drink `up phrasal verb intransitive or transitive
to drink all of your drink:
Drink up, everyone, it's time to go.
I gave the cat some milk and she drank it all up.
drink 2 [ drıŋk ] noun ***
1. ) count an amount of liquid that someone drinks:
Cassie always had a drink and a snack when she got home from school.
drink of: I need a drink of water.
a ) count a particular kind of liquid for drinking:
What drink would you like?
b ) uncount drinks in general:
They had had no food or drink all day.
2. ) count an alcoholic drink:
Hector ordered drinks at the bar.
go have/for a drink: Would you like to go have a drink after work?
a ) uncount the habit of drinking alcoholic drinks:
After the accident she turned to drink.
the drink HUMOROUS
a large area of water, especially the ocean

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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