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drink

EN[dɹɪŋk] [d͡ʒɹɪŋk] [-ɪŋk]
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  • Drinks, or beverages, are liquids intended for human consumption. In addition to basic needs, beverages form part of the culture of human society.
  • An alcoholic beverage is a drink containing ethanol, commonly known as alcohol, although in chemistry the definition of an alcohol includes many other compounds.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages often signify drinks that would normally contain alcohol, such as beer and wine but are made with less than .5 percent alcohol by volume.
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    Definition of drink in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdrinks
    1. A beverage.
      1. I’d like another drink please. ‎
    2. A (served) alcoholic beverage.
      1. Can I buy you a drink? ‎
    3. The action of drinking, especially with the verbs take or have.
      1. He was about to take a drink from his root beer. ‎
    4. A type of beverage (usually mixed).
      1. My favourite drink is the White Russian. ‎
    5. Alcoholic beverages in general.
      1. She mixed furniture with the same fatal profligacy as she mixed drinks, and this outrageous contact between things which were intended by Nature to be kept poles apart gave her an inexpressible thrill.
    6. COL (with the) Any body of water.
      1. If he doesn't pay off the mafia, he’ll wear cement shoes to the bottom of the drink! ‎
    7. NU (archaic) Drinks in general; something to drink.
    8. VerbSGdrinksPRdrinkingPTdrankPTdrunkPTdrinkedPPdrunkPPdrankPPdrinkedPPdrunken
      1. VT VI To consume (a liquid) through the mouth.
        1. VI To consume alcoholic beverages.
          1. You've been drinking, haven't you? ‎
          2. No thanks, I don't drink. ‎
        2. VT To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
          1. VT To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
            1. VT OBS To smoke, as tobacco.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • My head was swimming after drinking two bottles of cheap wine.
                • After their evening classes, the boys in the fraternity house would drink beer and smoke dope.
                • She finally came to terms with her addictions at her third rehab clinic and rarely drank again.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Drink ev'ry letter on't in stum, And make it brisk champaign become.[footnotes 1]
                • Drinking alcohol was relegalized after the era of Prohibition.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • It was known that he would knock his wife around when he had been drinking.
                • he took them seriously, too, just as seriously as he took the ‘head’ that followed after drink.
                • The owners of Sloppy Joe's in Havana, too, may bear some responsibility for the fruitification of the drink.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                  • Singularia tantum
                    • Uncountable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Intransitive verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
                        • Verbs by inflection type
                          • Irregular verbs
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                      2. en drinking
                      3. en drinks
                      4. fr drinks
                      5. en drinker
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                      Grammatically, this word "drink" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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