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The word drink is primarily a verb, meaning to ingest liquids, see Drinking.
As a noun, it refers to the liquid thus ingested. It is often used in a narrower sense to refer to alcoholic beverages (as both a verb and a noun). The word drink is also slang for a body of water, such as an ocean or a water hazard on a golf course (i.e. "He hit that one into the drink."). It can also be used metaphorically, as in to drink in the scenery.

A beverage is a drink specifically prepared for human consumption. Beverages almost always largely consist of water. These include:

Some substances may either be called food or drink, and accordingly be eaten with a spoon or drunk, depending on solid ingredients in it and on how thick it is, and on preference:

Hot beverages and hot food can cause scalding when drunk or eaten too quickly, and when spilled. See also McDonald's coffee case.

See also

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