from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue: fruit juice; meat braised in its own juices.
- n. A bodily secretion: digestive juices.
- n. The liquid contained in something that is chiefly solid.
- n. A substance or quality that imparts identity and vitality; essence.
- n. Slang Vigorous life; vitality.
- n. Slang Political power or influence; clout.
- n. Slang Electric current.
- n. Slang Fuel for an engine.
- n. Slang Funds; money.
- n. Slang Alcoholic drink; liquor.
- n. Slang Racy or scandalous gossip.
- transitive v. To extract the juice from.
- intransitive v. Slang To drink alcoholic beverages excessively.
- juice up Slang To give energy, spirit, or interest to.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A liquid from a plant, especially fruit.
- n. A beverage made of juice.
- n. Any liquid resembling juice.
- n. A soft drink.
- n. Electricity.
- n. Liquor.
- n. Political power.
- n. Petrol; gasoline.
- n. Steroids.
- n. Semen.
- n. The vaginal lubrication that a woman naturally produces when sexually aroused.
- n. Musical agreement between instrumentalists.
- v. To remove the juice from something.
- v. To energize or stimulate something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit, etc.; the fluid part which separates from meat in cooking.
- transitive v. To moisten; to wet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The watery part of vegetables, especially of fruits; the expressible or extractive fluid of a plant or fruit.
- n. The fluid part of an animal body or substance; in the plural (its most common use in this sense), all the fluid constituents of the body.
- n. See the adjectives.
- To moisten or provide with juice.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several liquids of the body
- n. electric current
- n. energetic vitality
- n. the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
Middle English jus, from Old French, from Latin iūs.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English jus, juis, from Old French jus, jous, from Latin jūs ("broth, soup, sauce"). Displaced native Middle English wos, woos ("juice"), from Old English wōs ("juice"). (Wiktionary)