What is drink?

  • (verb): Drink excessive amounts of alcohol; be an alcoholic.
    Synonyms: tope
    See also — Additional definitions below


A drink, or beverage, is a kind of liquid which is specifically prepared for human consumption. There are many groups for drinks. It can be divided into various groups such as plain water, alcohol, non alcoholic drinks, soft drinks (carbonated drinks), fruit or vegetable juices and hot drinks. In addition to fulfilling a basic need, drinks form part of the culture of human society.

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Some articles on drink:

Early Modern European Cuisine - Drink - Coffee, Tea and Chocolate
... Before the Early modern period, the social drinks of Europe had all been alcoholic ... The new drinks contained caffeine or theobromine, both mild stimulants that are not intoxicating in the same way as alcohol ... Chocolate was the first drink to gain popularity, and was one of the preferred drinks of the Spanish nobility in the 16th and early 17th century ...
Drink - Measurement
30 1 28.413 1 29.574 shot, bar glass or jigger 30 3/2 42.6 3/2 44.4 can of drink 375 11.6 355 ... pint 473 ... bottle of spirits 700 24.6 700 25.3 750 bottle ...
Generic Citrus Sodas - Cactus Cooler
... green label, is an orange-pineapple soft drink sold in the United States, mainly in the Southern California area and surrounding Southwestern United States ... in which a fictional Cactus Cooler was the favorite drink of character Fred Flintstone ... seen on the popular television show Weeds, where many characters favor this drink ...
Fred Koch Brewery - Prohibition
... Koch Beverage Company's principal business was soft drinks and made such licensed products as Ward's "Orange-Crush" (an orange drink), Welch's "Welch-ade ...
List Of South African English Regionalisms - List - C-E
... cool drink, cold drink - soft drink, fizzy drink not necessarily chilled dagga - marijuana, dag-gah, dagca (similar in pronunciation to an Arabic herb) dam - also used to mean a reservoir donga - a ditch of ...

More definitions of "drink":

  • (verb): Be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to.
    Synonyms: drink in
  • (noun): The act of swallowing.
    Example: "He took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"
    Synonyms: swallow, deglutition
  • (verb): Take in liquids.
    Example: "The patient must drink several liters each day"; "The children like to drink soda"
    Synonyms: imbibe
  • (noun): A single serving of a beverage.
    Example: "I asked for a hot drink"; "likes a drink before dinner"
  • (noun): Any large deep body of water.
    Example: "He jumped into the drink and had to be rescued"

Famous quotes containing the word drink:

    I like to drink wine more than I used to. Anyway, I’m drinking more.
    Mario Puzo (b. 1920)

    Next would come the muskrats, then the mongeese, and then, in sly succession, the larger, more vivid animals. When one is experimenting with a new drink the fewer livestock there are around the better.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)

    By the time a bartender knows what drink a man will have before he orders, there is little else about him worth knowing.
    Don Marquis (1878–1937)