take to drink

Definition of take to drink

:to begin drinking lots of alcohol
  • It was during this period that she took to drink.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

drink play
  1. : swallow, imbibe

  2. : to take in or suck up : absorb

  3. : to take in or receive avidly

  1. : a liquid suitable for swallowing

  2. : alcoholic beverages

  3. : a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid


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