beverage Definition

a drink, especially one other than water.

Using beverage: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "beverage" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Coffee is my favorite beverage.

  • Example

    The restaurant serves a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

  • Example

    She ordered a cold beverage to quench her thirst.

  • Example

    I always carry a bottle of my favorite beverage when I go hiking.

beverage Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for beverage

Phrases with beverage

  • a drink that is served hot, such as tea or coffee


    I usually have a hot beverage in the morning to start my day.

  • a drink that contains carbon dioxide gas, such as soda or sparkling water


    I prefer carbonated beverages over still ones.

  • a drink that contains alcohol, such as beer, wine, or spirits


    He enjoys having an alcoholic beverage with his friends after work.

Origins of beverage

from Old French 'bevrage', meaning 'drink'


Summary: beverage in Brief

The term 'beverage' [ˈbɛv(ə)rɪdʒ] refers to any drink other than water. It includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, such as coffee, tea, soda, and wine. Phrases like 'hot beverage' and 'carbonated beverage' specify the type of drink, while 'alcoholic beverage' denotes drinks containing alcohol.

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