Definition of drink
(Entry 1 of 2)
b : to take in or suck up : absorb drinking air into his lungs
c : to take in or receive avidly —usually used with in drank in every word of the lecture
2 : to join in a toast (see toast entry 1 sense 2a) to I'll drink your good health.
3 : to bring to a specified state by drinking alcoholic beverages drank himself into oblivion
1a : to take liquid into the mouth for swallowing eating and drinking
b : to receive into one's consciousness drinking deep of the culture which surrounds them— L. R. Ward
2 : to partake of alcoholic beverages has quit drinking
3 : to make or join in a toast I'll drink to that!
drink the Kool-Aid
[after a 1978 mass suicide in Guyana brought about when members of the Peoples Temple cult were ordered to consume a flavored drink mixed with cyanide] : to comply unquestioningly with the demands or policies of a particular leader, ideology, or organization
Definition of drink (Entry 2 of 2)
1a : a liquid suitable for swallowing provided with food and drink
b : alcoholic beverages
2 : a draft (see draft entry 1 sense 2b) or portion of liquid poured herself a drink
3 : excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages he took to drink when his business failed
4 : a sizable body of water —used with the landed in the drink
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