Synonyms for elixir |

Synonyms for elixir

1. elixir (n.)

a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste


2. elixir (n.)

a substance believed to cure all ills


3. elixir of life (n.)

a hypothetical substance believed to maintain life indefinitely; once sought by alchemists


4. philosopher's stone (n.)

hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold