drink one's health

drink with wishes for one's health and happiness

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • drink someone's health — ► drink someone s health (or drink to someone) express good wishes for someone by raising one s glass and drinking a small amount. Main Entry: ↑drink …   English terms dictionary

  • drink someone's health — express one s good wishes for someone by raising one s glass and drinking a small amount …   Useful english dictionary

  • drink someone's health (or drink to someone) — express good wishes for someone by raising one s glass and drinking a small amount. → drink …   English new terms dictionary

  • To drink to the health of — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drink — [[t]drɪŋk[/t]] v. drank, drunk, often, drank, drink•ing, 1) cvb phl to take a liquid into the mouth and swallow it 2) to imbibe alcoholic drinks, esp. habitually or excessively; tipple 3) to show one s respect, affection, or good wishes for… …   From formal English to slang

  • drink — /dringk/, v., drank or (Nonstandard) drunk, drunk or, often, drank, drinking; n. v.i. 1. to take water or other liquid into the mouth and swallow it; imbibe. 2. to imbibe alcoholic drinks, esp. habitually or to excess; tipple: He never drinks.… …   Universalium

  • drink — [c]/drɪŋk / (say dringk) verb (drank or, formerly, drunk, drunk or, sometimes, drank or …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

  • drink to — drink to, drink to the health of or drink the health of To drink wine, etc, with good wishes for the health, prosperity, etc of, to toast • • • Main Entry: ↑drink * * * drink (a toast) to celebrate or wish for the good fortune of someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drink — ► VERB (past drank; past part. drunk) 1) take (a liquid) into the mouth and swallow. 2) consume alcohol, especially to excess. 3) (drink in) watch or listen eagerly to. ► NOUN 1) a liquid consumed as refreshm …   English terms dictionary

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