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
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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
My homegirl, Martha and I have a special bond that goes back. We’re gonna be cooking, drinking and having a good time with our exclusive friends, can’t wait for you to see how we roll together!
It can be just as refreshing, and there are real health benefits to drinking the phytochemicals in tea.
When I was drinking my tea in the evening, I got to the bottom of the cup. There was a gritty substance in there, and when I looked at it, I could tell that it was a pill that had been ground up.
This could be related to the reasons why they had stopped drinking in the first place, for instance because they had already developed health problems that might have made them more likely to go on to develop heart failure.
The relationship between surface acting and drinking after work was stronger for people who are impulsive or who lack personal control over behavior at work, if you're impulsive or constantly told how to do your job, it may be harder to rein in your emotions all day, and when you get home, you don't have that self-control to stop after one drink.
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