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po·tion

 (pō′shən)
n.
A liquid or liquid mixture, especially one that is medicinal, poisonous, or magical.

[Middle English pocion, from Old French, from Latin pōtiō, pōtiōn-; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

potion

(ˈpəʊʃən)
n
1. a drink, esp of medicine, poison, or some supposedly magic beverage
2. a rare word for beverage
[C13: via Old French from Latin pōtiō a drink, especially a poisonous one, from pōtāre to drink]

po•tion

(ˈpoʊ ʃən)

n.
a drink or draft, esp. one having or reputed to have medicinal, poisonous, or magical powers.
[1300–50; Middle English pocio(u)n (< Anglo-French) < Latin pōtiō drinking, drink, potion =pō-, base of pōtāre to drink, pōculum cup + -tiō -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potion - a medicinal or magical or poisonous beveragepotion - a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
elixir - a substance believed to cure all ills
love-philter, love-philtre, love-potion, philter, philtre - a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it

potion

noun concoction, mixture, brew, tonic, cup, dose, draught, elixir, philtre Socrates killed himself by drinking a potion containing hemlock seeds.
Translations
جُرْعَه
elixírlektvar
trylledrik
mixtúra, drykkur
stebuklingas gėrimas
dzēriens ar maģisku spēku
toverdrankje

potion

[ˈpəʊʃən] Npoción f, pócima f

potion

[ˈpəʊʃən] npotion f
a magic potion → une potion magiquepot luck potluck [ˌpɒtˈlʌk] n
to take pot luck (= take a chance) → tenter sa chance; (for meal)manger à la bonne franquette potluck dinnerpotluck dinner ndîner m à la fortune du potpot plant n (British)plante f verte

potion

nTrank m

potion

[ˈpəʊʃn] npozione f, filtro

potion

(ˈpəuʃən) noun
a drink containing eg medicine or poison, or having a magic effect. a love-potion.

po·tion

n. poción, dosis de líquido medicinal.
References in classic literature ?
In this gold box I have a magic potion, which will do the dragon's business far more effectually than your sword.
Sent by his mean aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, James discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach occupied by some not-so-normal characters.
Gandalf dropped a magic potion on it - could have been miracle grow.
Some women say it should be free, but I don't think PS50 for a pot of the magic potion is a bad price - you need to cover the costs.
It is the legend of the elusive grass of which a magic potion was made that gave heroes the strength to deal with temptation and go through the hardship of their personal initiation.
Richard Hunter, head of equities at broker Hargreaves Lansdown, said the latest half-year results "buy the company some time to rediscover the magic potion which may tempt younger shoppers into stores".
Matthias Giroud approaches the art of cocktail making like a magician with a magic potion.
One can't help but wonder what magic potion Virat Kohli had served to the team while standing in as captain in Adelaide, for M S Dhoni's return to the helm saw the team revert to type and roll over.
There is no magic potion for the new cabinet to solve all security matters at stake; however, these issues can be approached with utmost possible degrees of national unity and commitment, while staying away from the Syrian struggle," added Harb.
Even though the themes in this are completely unbelievable, this woman who has lived for over 300 years after taking a magic potion is completely inconceivable, but somehow through the music and the libretto of the piece, there is this great sense of humility and what it is to be human.
London, Aug 28( ANI ): Chelsea midfielder sensation Eden Hazard has revealed falling into a magic potion during his childhood is the secret behind his blazing feet.