beverage

[ bev-er-ij, bev-rij ]
/ ˈbɛv ər ɪdʒ, ˈbɛv rɪdʒ /

noun

any potable liquid, especially one other than water, as tea, coffee, beer, or milk: The price of the meal includes a beverage.

QUIZZES

PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
salute

Origin of beverage

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French beverage, bevarage, equivalent to be(i)vre to drink + -age -age
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for beverage

British Dictionary definitions for beverage

beverage
/ (ˈbɛvərɪdʒ, ˈbɛvrɪdʒ) /

noun

any drink, usually other than water

Word Origin for beverage

C13: from Old French bevrage, from beivre to drink, from Latin bibere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012