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Synonyms of drink in English:


  • 1 she drank her coffee
    swallow, gulp down, quaff, guzzle, imbibe, sip, consume
    informalswig, down, knock back, put away, swill, chug
  • 2 he never drank
    drink alcohol, tipple, indulge;
    informalhit the bottle, booze, booze it up, knock a few back, get tanked up, go on a bender, bend one's elbow
  • 3 let's drink to success
    toast, salute
  • noun

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  • 1 he took a sip of his drink
  • 2 she turned to drink
    alcohol, liquor, alcoholic drink
  • 3 she took a drink of her wine
    informalswig, swill
  • 4 informal he fell into the drink
    the sea, the ocean, the water
    literarythe deep
  • Phrases

    drink something in

    I'll just sit here and drink in the scenery
    absorb, assimilate, digest, ingest, take in;
    be rapt in, be lost in, be fascinated by, pay close attention to

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