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.
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
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
Examples of Drinking in a Sentence
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for Drinking
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for Drinking »
Find a translation for the Drinking definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)