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1. tonic

noun. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] a medicine that strengthens and invigorates.

Synonyms

  • pick-me-up
  • bracer
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • medicament
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • prescription drug
  • old
  • stale
  • staleness

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Tonic

  • microelectronic
  • isoelectronic
  • telectronic
  • philharmonic
  • flextronic
  • varitronic
  • ultrasonic
  • plantronic
  • napoleonic
  • hydroponic
  • histrionic
  • ganglionic
  • electronic
  • audiotronic
  • tranzonic
  • telephonic
  • synchronic
  • supersonic
  • respironic
  • propionic
  • polyphonic
  • panasonic
  • nucleonic
  • monophonic
  • medtronic
  • lasersonic
  • hypersonic
  • hyaluronic
  • hegemonic
  • embryonic

Sentences with tonic


1. Adjective
The I chord is the tonic, or the first scale degree of a key.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It can be mixed with gin and tonic or with club soda for a summer drink alternative to lemonade.

Quotes about tonic


1. There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
- Grenville Kleiser

3. There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. tonic

adjective. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale.

Antonyms

  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. tonic

adjective. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] imparting vitality and energy.

Synonyms

  • refreshing
  • invigorating
  • refreshful
  • brisk
  • bracing

Antonyms

  • mother
  • female parent
  • hold
  • disappear

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. tonic

adjective. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words.

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. tonic

adjective. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] used of syllables.

Antonyms

  • classical

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. tonic

noun. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] (music) the first note of a diatonic scale.

Synonyms

  • C
  • keynote
  • tone
  • musical note

Antonyms

  • tired
  • unoriginal
  • soured
  • dirty

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. tonic

noun. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring.

Synonyms

  • carbonated water
  • pop
  • soda
  • seltzer
  • soda water
  • soft drink
  • club soda
  • soda pop

Antonyms

  • dry
  • preserved
  • salty
  • unstimulating

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. tonic

noun. ['ˈtɑːnɪk'] lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine.

Synonyms

  • gin and tonic
  • quinine
  • soft drink
  • tonic water

Antonyms

  • decelerate
  • inactive
  • ignore
  • low status

Etymology

  • τονικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • τόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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