What does Drinking mean?

Definitions for Drinking
ˈdrɪŋ kɪŋDrink·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Drinking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drinking, imbibing, imbibition(noun)

    the act of consuming liquids

  2. drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulence(noun)

    the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

    "drink was his downfall"

Wiktionary

  1. drinking(Noun)

    An act or session by which drink is consumed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drinking

    of Drink

  2. Drinking(noun)

    the act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing

  3. Drinking(noun)

    the practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors

  4. Drinking(noun)

    an entertainment with liquors; a carousal

Freebase

  1. Drinking

    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

  1. Drinking

    The consumption of liquids.

Editors Contribution

  1. drinking

    Verb form of the word drink.

    They were drinking coffee when the neighbour came to the door with a wedding gift.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4718

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3050

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drinking' in Nouns Frequency: #2312

How to pronounce Drinking?

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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Drinking in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Drinking in a Sentence

  1. Al Bochi:

    Remember that drinking a sugary beverage every once in a while will not directly cause adverse health effects, providing yourself permission to enjoy all beverages while being mindful with how it fits into your overall healthy eating pattern is the key to a healthy relationship with food.

  2. District Court Judge Brian Morris:

    BLM failed to take a hard look at groundwater impacts due to shallow fracturing and due to surface casing depth not extending past drinking water.

  3. Chad Ludington:

    I can unequivocally say that in denying the possibility that he ever blacked out from drinking, and in downplaying the degree and frequency of his drinking, Brett has not told the truth.

  4. Neal Freedman:

    People probably do not estimate their tea temperature perfectly, and this is one of the main limitations of the study, drinking tea at a lower temperature should not be considered as a replacement for smoking cessation and limiting alcohol intake.

  5. George Koob:

    We're hoping that you can use it like a menu at a restaurant, this isn't for students. This is for administrators who have skills in this area and want to do something about underage drinking to go into this matrix and look at what would fit their campus in particular, what might be the most effective, what might be the cost that they can afford in that effectiveness range, what barriers might exist because of their unique situation and how much research has actually been done to validate or show the effectiveness of it.

Images & Illustrations of Drinking

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