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Meaning of BEVERAGE

Pronunciation:  'bevurij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
 

BEVERAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: drink, drinkable, potable
 
 See Also: ade, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, chocolate, cider, cocoa, coffee, cooler, cyder, drinking water, fizz, food, fruit crush, fruit drink, fruit juice, ginger beer, hot chocolate, hydromel, inebriant, intoxicant, java, liquid, mate, milk, mixer, near beer, nutrient, potion, refresher, soft drink, tea, wish-wash

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bev"er*age\, n. [OF. bevrage, F. breuvage, fr. beivre
to drink, fr. L. bibere. Cf. {Bib}, v. t., {Poison},
{Potable}.]
1. Liquid for drinking; drink; -- usually applied to drink
   artificially prepared and of an agreeable flavor; as, an
   intoxicating beverage.

         He knew no beverage but the flowing stream.
                                               --Thomson.

2. Specifically, a name applied to various kinds of drink.

3. A treat, or drink money. [Slang]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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