drink2 S1 W2
an amount of liquid that you drink, or the act of drinking something
2 [uncountable and countable]DFD
liquid that you can drink:
They sell soft drinks (=non-alcoholic drinks).
food and drink companies
3 [uncountable and countable]DFD
an alcoholic drink:
Have another drink.
After that news I need a stiff drink (=strong alcohol)!
go for a drink British English (=go to a pub)
Let's go for a drink.
the habit of drinking too much alcohol, in a way that is very bad for your health:
The marriage ended because of her husband's drink problem (=he drank too much alcohol).
They had driven him to drink (=made him start drinking too much alcohol regularly).
After her retirement from the stage she took to drink (=started drinking too much alcohol).
5 [plural] British EnglishDFDL
a social occasion when you have alcoholic drinks and sometimes food
Don't forget we're invited to the Jones' for drinks on Sunday.
the sea, a lake, or another large area of water