drinking, imbibing, imbibition(noun)
the act of consuming liquids
drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence(noun)
the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
"drink was his downfall"
An act or session by which drink is consumed.
the act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing
the practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors
an entertainment with liquors; a carousal
Drinking is the act of ingesting water or other drinks through the mouth. Water is required for many of life’s physiological processes. Both excessive and inadequate water intake are associated with health problems.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The consumption of liquids.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4718
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3050
Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Nouns Frequency: #2312
The numerical value of Drinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Drinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Never binge drinking and drinking small amounts when drinking – with meals – is a good rule of thumb.
Drinking makes such fools of people, and people are such fools to begin with, that it's compounding a felony.
When you give up drinking, you have to deal with that wonderful personality that started you drinking in the first place.
Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.
Find out what whiskey he drinks and send all of my generals a case, if it will get the same results. - in reply to comments about General Grant's drinking problems
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