drinking, imbibing, imbibitionnoun
the act of consuming liquids
drink, drinking, boozing, drunkenness, crapulencenoun
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
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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
Once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing and from robbing he comes next to drinking and sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.
The higher the arsenic content in drinking water, the greater the damage to the heart.
It may be possible that this age group is at higher risk for weight gain from drinking 100% fruit juice than older children.
You just have to take it one day at a time ; some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but Mental Health as well, i make sure I stay on my medications. I go to AA meetings. I do what I can physically in the gym. I make it a priority.
People are going to have to understand that in the West, that old saying 'whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting' that's where we are right now.
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