Definition of beverage in English:

beverage

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

  • (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?
    Synonyms
    drink; liquid refreshment
    archaic potation
    rare libation, potable

Origin

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

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