Glasses of three different types of juice.
- Juice is defined as liquid from a fruit, vegetable or cooked meat, or fluids secreted by the body, gas, electrical energy, or creativity.
- A drink made from squeezing the liquid from an orange is an example of orange juice.
- The liquid that comes out when you squeeze a cooked steak is an example of juice.
- When the stomach secretes chemicals for digestion, these are an example of juice.
- When an electric car runs out of batteries, this is an example of when it runs out of juice.
- When an author is inspired to write, this is an example of creative juice.
- The definition of juice is to get the liquid out of something, or to make something more lively.
- When you squeeze an orange to get the liquid out, this is an example of when you juice the orange.
- When you liven up a party by playing music, this is an example of when you juice up the party.
- the liquid part of a plant, fruit, or vegetable
- the liquid part of a fruit or vegetable, used as a beverage: tomato juice
- a liquid in or from animal tissue: gastric juice, meat juices
- the essence of anything
- Informal energy; vitality
- gasoline, oil, or any liquid fuel
- Slang alcoholic liquor: often with the
- Slang exorbitant interest charged on a loan
- Slang power or influence
Origin of juiceMiddle English juis from Old French jus from L, broth, juice from Indo-European an unverified form y?s- from base an unverified form yeu-, to mix from source Classical Greek zyme, leaven
transitive verbjuiced, juic′ing
- to extract juice from
- Informal to add power, vigor, energy, etc. or interest, excitement, etc. to: usually with up
- a. A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue: fruit juice; meat braised in its own juices.b. A bodily secretion: digestive juices.c. The liquid contained in something that is chiefly solid.
- A beverage made from fruit juice or fruit-flavored syrup that is often combined with sweeteners, water, or other ingredients.
- A substance or quality that imparts identity and vitality; essence.
- Slang Vigorous life; vitality.
- Slang Political power or influence; clout.
- Slang a. Electric current.b. Fuel for an engine.
- Slang Funds; money.
- Slang a. Alcoholic drink, especially liquor.b. A substance, such as a steroid, taken to enhance performance in an athletic event.
- Slang Racy or scandalous gossip.
verbtransitivejuiced, juic·ing, juic·es
- To drink alcoholic beverages excessively.
- To take a steroid or other substance to enhance athletic performance.
Origin of juiceMiddle English jus from Old French from Latin iūs
(usually uncountable, plural juices)
- (uncountable) A liquid from a plant, especially fruit.
- Squeeze the orange and some juice will come out.
- (countable) A beverage made of juice.
- I’d like two orange juices please.
- (uncountable) Any liquid resembling juice.
- (Scotland) A soft drink.
- (uncountable, slang) Electricity.
- (uncountable, slang) Liquor.
- (uncountable, slang) Political power.
- (uncountable, slang) Petrol; gasoline.
- (uncountable, slang) The amount charged by a bookmaker for betting services.
- (uncountable, slang) Steroids.
- (uncountable, slang) Semen.
- (uncountable, slang) The vaginal lubrication that a woman naturally produces when sexually aroused.
- (uncountable, slang) Musical agreement between instrumentalists.
(third-person singular simple present juices, present participle juicing, simple past and past participle juiced)
- To remove the juice from something.
- To energize or stimulate something.
- (space science, ESA) Acronym of Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer.