"drinks" in the noun sense
a single serving of a beverage
"I asked for a hot drink"
"likes a drink before dinner"
2. drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence
the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
"drink was his downfall"
3. beverage, drink, drinkable, potable
any liquid suitable for drinking
"may I take your beverage order?"
any large deep body of water
"he jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"
5. swallow, drink, deglutition
the act of swallowing
"one swallow of the liquid was enough"
"he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
"drinks" in the verb sense
1. drink, imbibe
take in liquids
"The patient must drink several liters each day"
"The children like to drink soda"
2. hit the bottle, drink, booze, fuddle
"We were up drinking all night"
3. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail
propose a toast to
"Let us toast the birthday girl!"
"Let's drink to the New Year"
4. drink in, drink
be fascinated or spell-bound by pay close attention to
"The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"
5. drink, tope
drink excessive amounts of alcohol be an alcoholic
"The husband drinks and beats his wife"
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