the natural fluid, fluid content, or liquid part that can be extracted from a plant or one of its parts, especially of a fruit: orange juice.
the liquid part or contents of plant or animal substance.
the natural fluids of an animal body: gastric juices.
essence, strength, or vitality: He's still full of the juice of life.
any extracted liquid.
electricity or electric power.
gasoline, fuel oil, etc., used to run an engine.
drugs, especially anabolic steroids.
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.
to extract juice from.
to drink alcohol heavily (usually followed by up): to go out juicing on Saturday night.
to take anabolic steroids or other drugs to improve one’s performance in a sport (usually followed by up).
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.
Idioms about juice
- juice·less, adjective
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How to use juice in a sentence
Add a little mint and lime juice, and it’s straight-up ecstasy in a bowl.
The Sense promises up to six days of juice before it needs to spend some time on the charger.The new Fitbit knows when you’re stressed—and how to help you chill | Stan Horaczek | August 26, 2020 | Popular-Science
While web users are redirected to your website, the domain that offers you the link simultaneously informs Google to not send any “link juice” your way.What Google says about nofollow, sponsored, and UGC links in 2020: Does it affect your SEO rankings? | Joseph Dyson | July 24, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
If search engines do not seem to regard your brand as an expert in a specific region, your local SEO juice is not so strong.10 Tips to perform in depth local SEO for your business | Jackson Keil | July 20, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Follow links do carry link juice, but you can still gain valuable organic referral traffic to generate leads without those follow links.Content creation guide: How to effectively think of SEO at every stage | Kelsey Raymond | June 19, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Understanding my own dreams had a lot to do with getting me off the juice.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
While juice cleanses and weight loss colonics seem like relatively recent inventions, they have a long history.
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Soak the cranberries in ¾ cup cranberry juice for 15 minutes.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries | Carla Hall | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Once hot, add the shallots, apples, cranberries, and remaining cranberry juice to the pan.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries | Carla Hall | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I learn by the third day to tell the nurse privately to make mine mostly orange juice.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
An old weather-beaten bear-hunter stepped forward, squirting out his tobacco juice with all imaginable deliberation.
The acid is extracted from the juice of the citron, the lime, and the lemon, fruits grown in Sicily and the West Indies.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
It was steaming in the red juice, with the least suspicion of melted butter over the whole.
The red ones were huge, bursting with juice, and the trees were laden full with the luscious fruit.
As she sat by, crushing the juice from the berries with a stick, Jess planned the ink pad.
British Dictionary definitions for juice
any liquid that occurs naturally in or is secreted by plant or animal tissue: the juice of an orange; digestive juices
fuel for an engine, esp petrol
vigour or vitality
essence or fundamental nature
stew in one's own juice See stew 1 (def. 10)
to extract juice from (fruits or vegetables) in order to drink
- juiceless, adjective
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
Other Idioms and Phrases with juice
In addition to the idiom beginning with juice
- juice up
- stew in one's own juice
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