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drink

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of drink

  1. 1 a liquid suitable for drinking we went inside to have a drink after mowing the lawn Synonyms of drink beverage, drinkable, libation, potable, quencher Words Related to drink potion; pop, soda, soda pop, soft drink; nectar; alcohol, brew, intoxicant, liquor, spirits; mix, mixer

  2. 2 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time the thirsty soldier took a long drink from his canteen Synonyms of drink belt, draft, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, swig, swill Words Related to drink dram, drop

  3. 3 a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk you can get drinks at the bar only if you show them a valid ID Synonyms of drink aqua vitae, ardent spirits, booze, bottle, alcohol, firewater, grog, hooch [slang], inebriant, intoxicant, John Barleycorn, juice [slang], liquor, lush [slang], moonshine, potable, rum, sauce [slang], spirits, stimulant, strong drink, tippleWords Related to drink aperitif, bracer, chaser, digestif, nightcap; belt, load, nip, peg [British], pop, shooter, shot, slug, snifter, snort, tot, whet; cocktail, mixed drink; ale, beer, brew, brewage, brewski [slang], home brew, malt liquor, microbrew, mum, nappy [chiefly Scottish]; mead, sake (or saki), wine; barley-bree (also barley-broo) [chiefly Scottish], brandy, gin, liqueur, mao-tai, mescal, schnapps, tequila, vodka, whiskey (or whisky); Dutch courageAntonyms of drink nonintoxicant


drink

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of drink

  1. 1 to swallow in liquid form the doctor wants her to drink lots of water before the examination Synonyms of drink belt (down), gulp, guzzle, hoist, imbibe, knock back, pound (down), quaff, sip, slug (down), slurp, sup, swig, swill, toss (down or off) Words Related to drink lap, lick, suck; consume, down, ingurgitate, kill, mouth (down), put away; nip, tipple; pledge, toast, wine

  2. 2 to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages we're worried that she's started drinking again Synonyms of drink bib, booze, guzzle, liquor (up), lush (up) [slang], soak, tipple Words Related to drink carouse, revel; imbibe, nip Phrases booze it up, hit the bottle Near Antonyms of drink abstain

  3. 3 to take in (something liquid) through small openings the hot surface of the porous rock drank water like a sponge Synonyms of drink absorb, imbibe, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take upWords Related to drink gulp, guzzle, quaff, sip, slurp, swallow, swig, swill


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