drink down


drink down
verb
drink down entirely
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He downed three martinis before dinner

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She killed a bottle of brandy that night

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They popped a few beer after work

Syn:
toss off, ↑pop, ↑bolt down, ↑belt down, ↑pour down, ↑down, ↑kill
Hypernyms: ↑drink, ↑imbibe
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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ˌdrink ˈdown [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they drink down he/she/it drinks down present participle drinking down past tense drank down past participle drunk down] phrasal verb
to drink all of something, especially quickly

She made a face but drank the medicine down.

Thesaurus: general words meaningto drinksynonym to drink in a particular wayhyponym
Main entry: drink

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • drink down — drink up completely; swallow quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drink down — {v. phr.} To drink in one gulp; swallow entirely. * /Steve was so thirsty that he drank down six glasses of orange juice in rapid succession./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drink down — {v. phr.} To drink in one gulp; swallow entirely. * /Steve was so thirsty that he drank down six glasses of orange juice in rapid succession./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Drink — Drink, v. t. 1. To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water. [1913 Webster] There lies she with the blessed gods in bliss, There drinks the nectar with ambrosia mixed. Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • down — I [[t]daʊn[/t]] adv. 1) from higher to lower; toward or into a lower position or level: Tell him to come down[/ex] 2) on or to the ground, floor, or the like: to fall down[/ex] 3) to or in a sitting or lying position 4) to an area or district… …   From formal English to slang

  • drink */*/*/ — I UK [drɪŋk] / US verb Word forms drink : present tense I/you/we/they drink he/she/it drinks present participle drinking past tense drank UK [dræŋk] / US past participle drunk UK [drʌŋk] / US 1) [intransitive/transitive] to take liquid into your… …   English dictionary

  • down — down1 /down/, adv. 1. from higher to lower; in descending direction or order; toward, into, or in a lower position: to come down the ladder. 2. on or to the ground, floor, or bottom: He fell down. 3. to or in a sitting or lying position. 4. to or …   Universalium


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