from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nonalcoholic, flavored, carbonated beverage, usually commercially prepared and sold in bottles or cans.
  • noun A serving of this beverage.

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  • noun Any carbonated, usually sweet, non-alcoholic drink. (In this sense, juice, milk, tea and coffee are not soft drinks.)
  • noun Any non-alcoholic drink.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)


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So called in contrast to alcoholic beverages, which are "hard drinks".


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