Origin of beverageMiddle English from Old French bevrage from bevre from Classical Latin bibere, imbibe
A beverage made from oranges.
The definition of a beverage is something you drink.
Pepsi or Coke are examples of a beverage.
- Any of various liquids for drinking: The menu lists several beverages, including water, soda, tea, and coffee.
- A single serving of such a liquid: I ordered a beverage to go with my meal.
Origin of beverageMiddle English from Old French bevrage from beivre to drink from Latin bibere ; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.
- More elevated than plainer drink. Beverage is of French origin, while drink is of Old English origin, and this stylistic difference by origin is common; see list of English words with dual French and Anglo-Saxon variations.
- The word beverage is rarely used in British English.
- The town has been famous from remote times for a beverage called "white ale."
- Indian beverage choices such as mango lassi (a mix of fresh fruit and spiced yogurt) and chai tea are available.
- Guests can enjoy an alcoholic beverage made in the restaurant bar, or the old shocking room, as they call it.
- Beverage options include sodas and iced tea, and for dessert you may choose almond cookies or sweet pastry puffs.
- Their dumplings make a good side order, and a sugary or creamy beverage rounds it out nicely.