Definition of potion in English:


Line breaks: po¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊʃ(ə)n


  • A liquid with healing, magical, or poisonous properties: a love potion
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    • Another drinks magical potions and teleports from rooftop to rooftop.
    • He unpacked enough magical stuff to start making potions and balms for healing again.
    • Like a sorcerer addicted to making magical potions, Li changed the formula again and again.
    concoction, mixture, brew, elixir, philtre, drink, decoction; medicine, tincture, tonic
    archaic potation
    literary draught


Middle English: from Old French, from Latin potio(n-) 'drink, poisonous draught', related to potare 'to drink'.

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