liquid Definition

  • 1a substance that flows freely but is of constant volume, having a consistency like that of water or oil
  • 2a liquid substance, especially one that is pleasant to drink

Using liquid: Examples

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

  • Example

    Water is a liquid at room temperature.

  • Example

    The recipe calls for two cups of liquid.

  • Example

    He poured the liquid into a glass.

  • Example

    The company produces a variety of cleaning liquids.

liquid Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with liquid

  • cash or other assets that can be easily converted into cash


    The company has a lot of liquid assets that can be used to pay off debts.

  • alcohol that gives someone the confidence to do something they would not normally do


    After a few drinks, he had enough liquid courage to ask her out on a date.

  • a diet in which all food is in liquid form


    The doctor put him on a liquid diet after his surgery.


Summary: liquid in Brief

The term 'liquid' [ˈlɪkwɪd] refers to a substance that flows freely and maintains a constant volume, such as water or oil. It can also refer to a pleasant-to-drink liquid substance. Examples include 'He poured the liquid into a glass.' and 'The company produces a variety of cleaning liquids.' Phrases include 'liquid assets,' referring to easily convertible assets, and 'liquid courage,' referring to alcohol that gives someone confidence.

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