- electricity or electric power.
- gasoline, fuel oil, etc., used to run an engine.
- money obtained by extortion.
- money loaned at excessive and usually illegal interest rates.
- the interest rate itself.
- influence in the right or convenient place, especially as exerted for selfish or illegal gain.
- gossip or scandal.
verb (used with object), juiced, juic·ing.
verb (used without object), juiced, juic·ing.
- to add more power, energy, or speed to; accelerate.
- to make exciting or spectacular: They juiced up the movie by adding some battle scenes.
- to strengthen; increase the effectiveness of: to juice up the nation's economy.
Origin of juice
Related Words for juiceextract, oil, alcohol, sauce, liquor, drink, water, syrup, milk, nectar, essence, abstract, distillation, fluid, secretion, sap, spirit, serum
Examples from the Web for juice
Contemporary Examples of juice
Understanding my own dreams had a lot to do with getting me off the juice.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile
January 3, 2015
While juice cleanses and weight loss colonics seem like relatively recent inventions, they have a long history.Why Your New Year’s Diet Will Fail
December 30, 2014
They were fed with good food and juice and given classes on Islam each day.Abducted, Tortured, Indoctrinated: The Tale of a Teen Who Escaped ISIS
August 4, 2014
Potemkin distillers are going to have all the juice they need for years to come.Your ‘Craft’ Rye Whiskey Is Probably From a Factory Distillery in Indiana
July 28, 2014
If you plan to take in vapor in such amounts, you have to get juice with a low nicotine content to avoid poisoning yourself.This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs
July 28, 2014
Historical Examples of juice
Cool and then add the sirup to the cider and the juice of the lemons.
Pour this into the liquid and add the sugar and the juice of the lemon.
If the juice is boiled too long, the jelly will be darker than it should be.
The juice from canned raspberries may be used for this drink.
Season with salt, pepper, and the juice of the lemon or the vinegar.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
- fuel for an engine, esp petrol
- alcoholic drink
- vigour or vitality
- essence or fundamental nature
Word Origin for juice
c.1300, "liquid extract obtained by boiling herbs," from Old French jus "juice, sap, liquid" (13c.), from Latin ius "broth, sauce, juice," from PIE root *yeue- "to blend, mix food" (cf. Sanskrit yus- "broth," Greek zyme "a leaven," Old Church Slavonic jucha "broth, soup," Lithuanian juse "fish soup"). Meaning "liquor" is from 1828; that of "electricity" is first recorded 1896.
1630s, "to suffuse with juice," from juice (n.). Meaning "to enliven" attested by 1964; juiced "drunk" attested by 1946; in reference to steroids, by 2003. Related: Juiced; juicing.
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice