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Synonyms for drink in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drink in, drink(verb)

    be fascinated or spell-bound by; pay close attention to

    "The mother drinks in every word of her son on the stage"

    Synonyms:
    fuddle, drink, salute, pledge, tope, imbibe, wassail, booze, toast

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drink in

    A fluid that is absorbed is taken up into the mass of the absorbing body, with which it may or may not permanently combine. Wood expands when it absorbs moisture, iron when it absorbs heat, the substance remaining perhaps otherwise substantially unchanged; quicklime, when it absorbs water, becomes a new substance with different qualities, hydrated or slaked lime. A substance is consumed which is destructively appropriated by some other substance, being, or agency, so that it ceases to exist or to be recognized as existing in its original condition; fuel is consumed in the fire, food in the body; consume is also applied to whatever is removed from the market for individual use; as, silk and woolen goods are consumed. A great talker engrosses the conversation. A credulous person swallows the most preposterous statement. A busy student imbibes or drinks in knowledge; he is absorbed in a subject that takes his whole attention. "I only postponed it because I happened to get absorbed in a book." Kane Grinnell Exped. ch. 43, page 403. [Harper & Bros. '54.]

    Synonyms:
    absorb, consume, drink up, engross, exhaust, imbibe, suck up, swallow, swallow up, take in, take up

    Antonyms:
    cast out, disgorge, disperse, dissipate, distract, eject, emit, exude, give up, put forth, radiate, send out, shoot forth, throw off, vomit

    Preposition:
    Plants absorb moisture from the air; the student is absorbed in thought; nutriment may be absorbed into the system through the skin.

How to pronounce drink in?

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How to say drink in in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2724drink
#7393exhaust
#8886pledge
#11883swallow
#13157toast
#13640consume
#15816absorb
#18518salute
#23906booze
#87285tope
#127434imbibe
#133273wassail
#233923engross
#270504fuddle

How to use drink in in a sentence?

  1. Josephine Thomas:

    You've got the grass courts, the umpires, the ball girls, it's just like Wimbledon without the hassle, we like to drink in the atmosphere. Then I'm happy to watch Wimbledon on TV for two weeks.

  2. Linda Montag:

    The nice thing about the alcoholic beverage industry is that people tend to drink in good times — and in bad.

  3. Tsuyoshi Ohta:

    We found that foreigners drink in the daytime, not like us who drink at night, usually at izakaya-style bars, we don't have that kind of culture.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty or profusion and servitude. If we run into such debt, as that we must be taxed in our meat and in our drink, in our necessaries and our comforts, in our labors and our amusements, for our calling and our creeds... [we will] have no time to think, no means of calling our miss-managers to account but be glad to obtain subsistence by hiring ourselves to rivet their chains on the necks of our fellow-sufferers... And this is the tendency of all human governments. A departure from principle in one instance becomes a precedent for [another ]... till the bulk of society is reduced to be mere automatons of misery... And the fore-horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follows that, and in its train wretchedness and oppression.

  5. Jonathan Gibralter:

    In college, many times students drink in a way that most people don't comprehend. They drink to accomplish a goal called becoming blackout drunk, they don't know their own capacity, and oftentimes underage students get into situations where they find themselves in trouble and they don't even know how they got there.

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