Definition of drink
What does the word drink mean?
part of speech: verb transitive, intransitive
(drank; drunk& poet, drunken). Swallow (liquid); take (the waters at a spa) medicinally; d. off, up, d. the whole of at once; (of plants, porous things, &c.) absorb (moisture; often up or in); (fig.) d. in, contemplate, listen to, with delight; empty (vessel, the cup of pain or joy); spend (wages &c.) on d.; swallow liquid, take draught, (often of a source; d. deep, take large draught, or be great drinker as in next sense); take spirituous liquor esp. to excess, tipple, be a drunkard, (d. hard, heavily, like a fish; drinking-BOUT; d. oneself drunk, to death, out of a situation; d. down or under the table, outlast in retaining control of oneself while drinking); d. to, pledge, toast; wish good &c. to in drinking (d. one\'s health, d. success or confusion to). Hence (-) drinker n. [old English]
part of speech: noun
Liquid swallowed or absorbed; beverage; intoxicating liquor (also strong d.), excessive indulgence in it, intemperance (on the d., giving way to this; in d., drunk); glass &c. or portion of liquor (STAND dd. round); d.-offering, libation. Hence drinkless a. [old English]