Complete Definition of "drink"

English

Pronunciation
AHD|drĭngk, IPA|/dɹɪŋk/, SAMPA|/drINk/
audio|en-us-drink.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪŋk|-ɪŋk

Etymology 1
Old English drincan

Verb
en-verb|drinks|drinking|drank|drunk

  1. transitive To consume liquid through the mouth.

#: You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.

  1. intransitive To consume alcoholic beverages.

#:You've been drinking, haven't you?
#:No thanks, I don't drink.

Synonyms
(consume (liquid) through the mouth): gulp, imbibe, quaff, sip
(consume alcoholic beverages): drink alcohol

Derived terms
drinkable
drink and drive
drinker
drinking
drink like a fish
drink under the table
drink up

Related terms
drunken, drunk

Translations
trans-top|consume liquid through the mouth
Afrikaans: drink#Afrikaans|drink
Albanian: pi
Armenian: Õ­Õ´Õ¥Õ¬ (xmel)
Bosnian: piti#Bosnian|piti
Breton: eva
Catalan: beure
Chinese: 喝 (hē)
Croatian: piti#Croatian|piti
Czech: pít
Danish: drikke
Dutch: drinken
Esperanto: trinki
Estonian: jooma
Filipino: uminóm
Finnish: juoda
French: boire, prendre une verre
German: trinken, saufen (animals)
Gothic: drigkan
Greek: πίνω (píno) (also for animals), απορροφώ (aporofó) (for plants)
Haitian Creole: bwè
Hebrew: שתה (shatah)
Hindi: पीना (pīnā), सोखना (sokhanā)
Hungarian: iszik
Icelandic: drekka
Ido: drinkar
Indonesian: minum
Interlingua: biber
Inuktitut: ᐃᒥᖅᑐᖅ
Irish: ól
Isthmus Zapotec: reʼ
Italian: bere
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Japanese: 飲む (のむ, nomu)
Korean: 마시다 (masida)
Kurdish:
*Kurmanji: vexwarin
*Sorani: xwardinewe
Latin: bibere
Latvian: dzert
Lithuanian: gerti
Lojban: pinxe
Malayalam: കുടിയ്ക്കുക (kutikkuka)
Mandarin: 喝 (hē), 飲/饮 (yǐn)
Middle High German: trinken
Min Nan: 啉 (lim)
Norwegian: drikke
Novial: drinka
Occitan: beure
Old English: drincan
Old High German: trinkan
Portuguese: beber, tomar
Polish: pić
Romanian: bea
Russian: пить (pit’)
Scottish Gaelic: òl
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: пити#Serbian|пити
:Roman: piti#Serbian|piti
Slovene: piti
Spanish: beber, tomar
Swedish: dricka
Tagalog: uminom, inumin
Telugu: తాగు
Turkish: içmek
Urdu: URchar|پینا (pīnā)
Vietnamese: uống
Zulu: phuza, gwinya
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trans-top|consume alcoholic beverages
Afrikaans: drink#Afrikaans|drink
Armenian: Õ­Õ´Õ¥Õ¬ (xmel)
Bosnian: piti#Bosnian|piti
Catalan: beure
Chinese: 喝 (hē)
Croatian: piti#Croatian|piti
Czech: pít
Danish: drikke
Dutch: drinken
Esperanto: drinki
Estonian: jooma
Filipino: uminóm
Finnish: juoda, ottaa
French: boire
German: trinken
Greek: πίνω (píno), μπεκρουλιάζω (bekruliázo) (slang: drink oneself drunk)
Hebrew: שתה (shatah)
Icelandic: drekka
Ido: drinkar
Interlingua: biber
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Italian: bere, bere alcolico|alcolici
Japanese: 飲む (のむ, nomu)
Latvian: dzert
Malayalam: കുടിയ്ക്കുക (kutikkuka)
Norwegian: drikke
Novial: drinka
Portuguese: beber
Polish: pić
Romanian: bea
Russian: пить (pit’)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: пити#Serbian|пити
:Roman: piti#Serbian|piti
Slovene: piti
Spanish: tomar
Swedish: dricka, supa
Telugu: తాగు
Turkish: içki içmek
Vietnamese: uống rượu, uống say#Vietnamese|say
Zulu: qhafa
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ttbc|Afrikaans: drink
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|شرب (šáriba)
ttbc|Basque: edan, txurut egin
ttbc|Binisayâ: pag-inóm, paglag-ab
ttbc|Breton: evañ
ttbc|Bulgarian: пия (pija)
ttbc|Burmese: ေသာက္တယ္ (sok-tay)
ttbc|Guaraní: (vt) 'u; (vi) y'u
ttbc|Hawaiian: inu, inumia, pā
ttbc|Hungarian: inni
ttbc|Interlingua: biber
ttbc|Kannada: ಕುಡಿ (kuḍi), ಹೀರು (hīru)
ttbc|Khmer: KMchar|ផឹក (phek), KMchar|ទទួលទាន (to-tuel-tien)
ttbc|Latin: bibere
ttbc|Low Saxon: drinken, supen
ttbc|Luxembourgish: drénken
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|نوشیدن (nushidan)
ttbc|Sanskrit: पानम् (pānam)
ttbc|Slovak: piť
ttbc|Swahili: kunywa
ttbc|Tamil: குடி (kuṭi)
ttbc|Thai: THchar|ดื่ม (dyym)
ttbc|Tupinambá: (vt) 'u; (vi) y'u
ttbc|Volapük: dlinön, drinön
ttbc|Welsh: yfed
ttbc|Xhosa: ukusela
ttbc|Yiddish: טרינקען (trinken)

Etymology 2
Old English drync

Noun
en-noun

  1. A served beverage.

#: I’d like another drink please.

  1. A served alcoholic beverage.

#: Can I buy you a drink?

  1. The action of drinking, especially with the verbs take or have.

#: He was about to take a drink from his root beer.

  1. A type of beverage (usually mixed)

#: My favourite drink is the White Russian.

  1. Alcohol beverages in general.

#:It’s enough to drive you to drink.
#:She has a problem with the drink.

  1. (the drink; colloquial) Any body of water.

#:If he doesn't pay off the mafia, he’ll wear cement shoes to the bottom of the drink!

Synonyms
(served beverage): beverage
(served alcoholic beverage): beverage, see also WikiSaurus:alcoholic beverage
(action of drinking): gulp, sip, swig
(type of beverage): beverage
(alcoholic beverages in general): alcohol

Derived terms
the big drink<!--nickname for various bodies of water-->
drink-driver
drink-driving
drive to drink
in the drink
take to drink

Translations
trans-top|served beverage
Armenian: խմիչք (xmichk)
Bosnian: napitak#Bosnian|napitak m, piće#Bosnian|piće n
Catalan: beguda f, glop m
Croatian: napitak#Croatian|napitak m, piće#Croatian|piće n
Czech: pití n, nápoj m
Danish t-|da|drink
Dutch: drank m, drankje n
Esperanto: trinkaĵo
Estonian: jook
Finnish: juoma, juotava
French: verre m
German: Getränk n
Greek: ποτό (potó) n, πιοτό (pçotó) n, πιοτί (pçotí) n
Hebrew: משקה (mashkeh) m
Indonesian: minum|minuman
Italian: bevanda m, bibita f
Japanese: 飲み物 (nomimono)
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Latvian: dzēriens m
Mandarin: zh-ts|飲料|饮料 (yǐnliào)
Min Nan: zh-ts|飲料|饮料 (ím-liāu)
Old English: drenc m, wæt|wǣt n
Novial: drinke
Polish: napój m
Romanian: băutură f
Russian: напиток (napítok) m
Serbian
:Cyrillic: напитак#Serbian|напитак m, пиће#Serbian|пиће n, напoj m
:Roman: napitak#Serbian|napitak m, piće#Serbian|piće n, napoj m
Slovene: pijača f
Spanish: bebida f
Swedish: dryck c, dricka c
Telugu: పానీయం (paaneeyam)
Turkish: içecek, meşrubat (without alcohol)
Vietnamese: ly (glass), cốc (glass), chai#Vietnamese|chai (bottle or can)
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trans-top|served alcoholic beverage
Armenian: խմիչք (xmichk)
Bosnian: piće#Bosnian|piće n
Catalan: beguda f, glop m
Croatian: piće#Croatian|piće n
Czech: drink#Czech|drink m, pití n
Danish: drink#Danish|drink
Dutch: drank#Dutch|drank m, drankje n
Esperanto: drinkaĵo
Estonian: jook, drink#Estonian|drink
Ewe: aha n
Finnish: juoma, drinkki
French: verre m
Greek: οινοπνευματώδες ποτό (inopnevmatóðes potó) or αλκοολούχο ποτό (alkoolúkho potó) or simply ποτό (potó) n, πιοτό (pçotó) n, πιοτί (pçotí) n, ντρινκ (also ντριγκ) (driŋk) n
Indonesian: minuman keras
Italian: bevanda f
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Hungarian: ital
Japanese: お酒 (osake)
Latvian: dzēriens m
Old English: drenc m, liþ|līþ n
Novial: drinke
Polish: drink m
Portuguese: bebida f
Romanian: băutură f
Russian: напиток (napítok) m
Serbian
:Cyrillic: пиће#Serbian|пиће n
:Roman: piće#Serbian|piće n
Slovene: pijača f
Swedish: #Swedish|drink c, dricka
Telugu: పానీయం (paaneeyam)
Turkish: alkollü içecek, içki
Vietnamese: ly rượu, cốc rượu
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trans-top|action of drinking
Czech: pití n
Danish: tår c
Dutch: drinken n
Estonian: joomine, jooming
Ewe: nunono n
Finnish: kulaus
Greek: ποτό (potó) n, πιοτό (pçotó) n, πιοτί (pçotí) n
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Hebrew: שתיה (shtiya) f
Japanese: 飲用 (いんよう, in'yō)
Latvian: malks m
Old English: drync m
Novial: drinko
Polish: picie n
Portuguese: bebida f
Russian: питьё (pit’jó) n
Slovene: požirek m
Swedish: drickande n, klunk c
Turkish: içmek
Vietnamese: uống
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trans-top|type of beverage
Czech: nápoj m, drink m (alcohol), pití n
Danish: drink#Danish|drink c
Dutch: drank m, drankje n
Esperanto: trinkaĵo (any beverage), drinkaĵo (alcohol)
Estonian: jook, drink#Estonian|drink
Ewe: nunono n
Finnish: juoma, drinkki
French: boisson f
German: Getränk n
Greek: ποτό (potó) n, πιοτό (pçotó) n, πιοτί (pçotí) n
Japanese: 飲料 (いんりょう, in'ryō)
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Latvian: dzēriens m
Old English: drenc m, wæt|wǣt n
Novial: drinke
Polish: napój m
Portuguese: bebida f, coquetel m
Serbian
:Cyrillic: напитак#Serbian|напитак m, пиће#Serbian|пиће n
:Roman: napitak#Serbian|napitak m, piće#Serbian|piće n
Swedish: dryck c
Turkish: içecek, meşrubat (without alcohol)
Vietnamese: đồ uống, thức uống
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trans-top|alcoholic beverages in general
Danish: alkohol, spiritus
Ewe: aha n
Japanese: 酒 (さけ, sake), お酒 (おさけ, osake)
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Serbian
:Cyrillic: пиће#Serbian|пиће n
:Roman: piće#Serbian|piće n
Swedish: dricka, sprit, alkohol
Vietnamese: rượu
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trans-top|"the drink"- colloquially, any body of water
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ttbc|Basque: edari
ttbc|Breton: died f, evaj m
ttbc|Bulgarian: питие (pitie) n, напитка (napitka) f
ttbc|Catalan: beguda f
ttbc|Guarani: jey'urã
ttbc|Interlingua: bibita, biberage
ttbc|Low Saxon: drinken n
ttbc|Old English: drync
ttbc|Old High German: trunch
ttbc|Old Norse: drykkr m
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|نوشابه (nušabe)
ttbc|Spanish: bebida f
ttbc|Tupinambá: embi'u (t-)

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Afrikaans

Etymology
Dutch drinken

Verb
drink

  1. to #English|drink

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Czech

Noun
drink

  1. #English|drink; a (mixed) alcoholic bevarage

Danish

Noun
drink

  1. #English|drink; a (mixed) alcoholic bevarage

Dutch

Verb
drink

  1. first-person singular present tense of drinken

Low Saxon

Verb
drink

  1. drink; first person singular of drinken

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Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-en drink.ogg|audio

Noun
drink

  1. drink#English|drink; a (mixed) alcoholic bevarage

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Category:Liquids

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