water down (1)
Meaning: to add water to a drink to make it less strong if it's an alcoholic drink or less thick if it's a juice or a thick shakeSynonym: dilute
- water down sth I think someone has watered down the wine. It tastes very weak.
- water sth down This juice is too thick. Could you water it down a bit, please?
If you water down an alcoholic drink, the amount of alcohol it contains will be