Definition of beverage in English:


Line breaks: bev¦er|age
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛv(ə)rɪdʒ


(Chiefly in commercial use) a drink other than water.
More example sentences
  • In this country each individual is free to decide whether or not to drink alcoholic beverages.
  • With the facilities open daily, young people will be able to get soft drinks, hot beverages and snacks.
  • Do you like to drink warm beverages in the morning or do you prefer yours cold?


Middle English: from Old French bevrage, based on Latin bibere 'to drink'.

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