take to drink

Definition of take to drink

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to seize or capture physically

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

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

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

drinkplay
  1. :  swallow, imbibe

    :  to take in or suck up :  absorb

    :  to join in a toast (see 1toast 2) to

  1. :  a liquid suitable for swallowing

    :  alcoholic beverages

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


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