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Synonyms for drinking
ˈdrɪŋ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drinking, imbibing, imbibition(noun)

    the act of consuming liquids

    boozing, imbibition, crapulence, drunkenness, imbibing, drink

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

    the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

    "drink was his downfall"

    alcohol addiction, inebriation, swallow, tipsiness, potable, imbibing, intoxication, crapulence, drunkenness, insobriety, alcoholism, drinkable, drink, imbibition, inebriety, deglutition, beverage, boozing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drinking(n.)

    tippling, toping, intemperate habits

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    potable, drink, drinkable, alcohol, clean, beverage, bu, consumption, safe, liquor, booze, boisson, wood, drunk, boire, watering

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How to use drinking in a sentence?

  1. Robert Glatter:

    But they are at risk as well when the heat index rises. Keeping ahead of their thirst is the key, not just drinking when they feel thirsty, taking breaks is essential when intensely exercising in the heat for more than one hour. This includes rest, finding shade from the sun, and drinking water mixed with sugar and electrolytes. Salty pretzels, fruit and nuts are always a good option if you don't have access to a drink with sugar and electrolytes.

  2. Elliot Tapper:

    I don't think drinking is a crime, not at all, but there has to be a way to change policy to reduce access to the insane quantity of alcohol available for at risk people.

  3. Oscar Levant:

    When you give up drinking, you have to deal with that wonderful personality that started you drinking in the first place.

  4. Isaac Kwamy:

    It's as important as eating food, drinking water, being treated (medically), being given a tent.

  5. Sheldon Whitehouse:

    They were drinking, just as she said, now I will concede that the two girls aren't mentioned.

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