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Synonyms of drink in English:


  • 1 she drank her coffee
    informalswig, down, knock back, put away, sink, kill, slug, inhale, wet one's whistle
    British informalneck
    North American informalscarf (down/up), snarf (down/up), chug
  • 2 a churchgoing man who never drank
    drink alcohol, take alcohol, tipple, indulge;
    be a serious/heavy/hard drinker, be an alcoholic, binge-drink;
    carouse, go drinking, predrink
    informaltake a drop, hit the bottle, take to the bottle, booze, knock a few back, have a few, have one over the eight, tank up, get tanked up, drink like a fish, go on a binge/bender
    British informalbevvy
    North American informalbend one's elbow, lush
    Australian/New Zealand informalgrog up
    archaicwassail, tope
    [Antonyms] be teetotal, be on the wagon
  • 3 let's drink to the success of our venture
    toast, propose a toast to, wish success/luck/health to, salute
  • Phrases

    drink something in

    he drank in the details of the crime
    absorb, assimilate, digest, ingest, take in, be absorbed in, be immersed in, be rapt in, be lost in, be fascinated by, pay close attention to


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  • 1 he took another sip of his drink
    beverage, drinkable/potable liquid, liquid refreshment, thirst quencher;
    dram, bracer, nightcap, nip, tot, spot;
    North American eye-opener;
    Scottish & Irish deoch an doris
    British informalcuppa, pint
  • 2 he sought refuge in drink because of his loneliness
    alcohol, liquor, intoxicating liquor, alcoholic drink, strong drink, intoxicants
    informalbooze, hooch, the hard stuff, firewater, gut-rot, rotgut, moonshine, tipple, the demon drink, the bottle, juice, the sauce, grog, Dutch courage, John Barleycorn
    British informalwallop, bevvy
  • 3 she took a drink of her wine
    informalswig, slug
    North American informalchug
  • 4 she asked if she could have a drink of orange juice
    glass, cup, mug
  • 5 (the drink) informal he heaved the outboard motor into the drink
    the sea, the ocean, the water
    literarythe deep
  • Word links

    potophobia fear of drink

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