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drink·a·ble

 (drĭng′kə-bəl)
adj.
1. Suitable or fit for drinking; potable: drinkable water.
2. Easy and pleasing to drink: drinkable wine.
n.
A beverage.

drink′a·bil′i·ty n.

drink•a•ble

(ˈdrɪŋ kə bəl)

adj.
suitable for drinking.
[1605–15]
drink`a•bil′i•ty, drink′a•ble•ness, n.
drink′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drinkable - any liquid suitable for drinkingdrinkable - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
milk - a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
wish-wash - any thin watery drink
potion - a medicinal or magical or poisonous beverage
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
hydromel - honey diluted in water; becomes mead when fermented
oenomel - wine mixed with honey
near beer - drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol
ginger beer - carbonated slightly alcoholic drink flavored with fermented ginger
mixer - club soda or fruit juice used to mix with alcohol
cooler - an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice
refresher - a drink that refreshes; "he stopped at the bar for a quick refresher"
smoothie - a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk
fizz - an effervescent beverage (usually alcoholic)
cider, cyder - a beverage made from juice pressed from apples
chocolate, cocoa, drinking chocolate, hot chocolate - a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
fruit crush, fruit juice - drink produced by squeezing or crushing fruit
ade, fruit drink - a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice
mate - South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
coffee, java - a beverage consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans; "he ordered a cup of coffee"
tea - a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"
tea-like drink - a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves
drinking water - water suitable for drinking
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
Adj.1.drinkable - suitable for drinking
undrinkable - unsuitable for drinking

drinkable

adjective fit to drink, potable, quaffable, gluggable (informal) The wine was drinkable.

drinkable

noun
Any liquid that is fit for drinking:
Translations

drinkable

[ˈdrɪŋkəbl] ADJ (= not poisonous) → potable; (= palatable) → aceptable, que se deja beber
quite drinkablenada malo

drinkable

[ˈdrɪŋkəbəl] adj
(not dangerous to drink) [water] → potable
(= palatable) → buvabledrink-drive drink drive [ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv] modif (British) [charge, conviction, offence, ban] → pour conduite en état d'ivresse; [accident, crash] → lié à l'alcool au volant
drink-drive laws → législation contre l'alcool au volant
drink-drive campaign → campagne sur l'alcool au volant drink-drive limitdrink-drive limit n (British)taux m d'alcoolémie autorisé au volantdrink-driver drink driver [ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪvər] n (British)conducteur/trice m/f en état d'ivressedrink-driving [ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪvɪŋ] (British)
nconduite f en état d'ivresse
modif [conviction] → pour conduite en état d'ivresse; [offence] → de conduite en état d'ivresse

drinkable

adj
(= not poisonous)trinkbar; drinkable waterTrinkwasser nt
(= palatable)genießbar, trinkbar; a very drinkable little wineein sehr süffiges Weinchen

drinkable

[ˈdrɪŋkəbl] adj (not polluted, water) → potabile; (palatable) → bevibile
References in classic literature ?
They also heated a distilling apparatus, which, by evaporation, furnished excellent drinkable water.
This was the more distressing as the road, from some recent rain, was full of little puddles of clear water, yet not a drop was drinkable.
Book and news dealers, sellers of edibles, drinkables, and cigars, who seemed to have plenty of customers, were continually circulating in the aisles.
I can’t say,” continued the housekeeper, “but there’s good eatables and drinkables enough in the house for a body’s content—a little more sugar, Benjamin, in the glass —for Squire Jones is an excellent provider.
When everybody had eaten as much as possible, the cloth was removed, bottles, glasses, and dessert were placed on the table; and the waiters withdrew to 'clear away,'or in other words, to appropriate to their own private use and emolument whatever remnants of the eatables and drinkables they could contrive to lay their hands on.
The commander in chief and his aides soon spread the tablecloth with an inviting array of eatables and drinkables, prettily decorated with green leaves.
FWO, through this agreement, has committed to provide 2 MGD of desalinated drinkable water to Gwadar city through insulation of a reverser osmosis desalination plant within a time frame of 6 to 8 months.
Their startup, ZEOPI which is currently being incubated at UAEUs Science and Innovation Park - has been set up in recognition of the worlds struggle to find adequate sources of fresh, drinkable water, the hundreds of millions of people who do not have access to clean water, and the fact that 6-8 million people are estimated to die every year because of water-related diseases.
Qatar Charity (QC) signed a co-operation agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Higher Education with the goal of drilling 100 surface wells to supply universities and colleges suggested by the ministry with drinkable water.
The purpose of the initiative is to bring in all-round development in backward villages deprived of drinkable water, electricity, proper sanitation arrangements, school and hospital buildings and the rest of the public infrastructure facilities.
9 March 2017 - Canadian drinkable Kefir beverage maker Cult Yogourt has reached an agreement to purchase Quebec, Canada-based independent creamery and milk brand Chagnon Dairy, the company said.
Chicago-based Mintel estimates that across all channels, sales of drinkable yogurt are expected to grow 11 percent in 2016, making this the second straight year of double-digit gains for the segment.