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drinks

verb
present tense third-person singular of drink

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to swallow in liquid form
  • the doctor wants her to drink lots of water before the examination

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2 to partake excessively of alcoholic beverages
  • we're worried that she's started drinking again

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3 to take in (something liquid) through small openings
  • the hot surface of the porous rock drank water like a sponge

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drinks

noun
plural of drink

Synonyms of drinks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a liquid suitable for drinking
  • we went inside to have a drink after mowing the lawn

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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

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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

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  • nonintoxicants
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“Drinks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drinks. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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