What is another word for potable?

Pronunciation: [pˈə͡ʊtəbə͡l] (IPA)

Potable refers to something that is fit for drinking. When discussing liquids, some synonyms for potable could be drinkable, consumable or potation. Alternatively, synonyms for potable water may include clean, purified or safe. Additionally, the adjective potable can be used to describe a larger variety of contexts, such as potable courage, meaning the confidence to act in a certain situation. In this case, the word synonyms might be fortitude, bravery or nerve. It's important to remember that while some words may have similar meanings, they may also have subtle differences in usage and connotation.

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    • Adjective
      cleaner, drinking-water, open-end.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      drinking-water.
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What are the hypernyms for Potable?

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What are the opposite words for potable?

Potable refers to a liquid that is drinkable and suitable for human consumption. When we talk about antonyms for potable, we mean words that describe liquids that are undrinkable or unfit for consumption. Some of the antonyms for potable include polluted, contaminated, toxic, poisonous, and unsafe. These words indicate that the liquid may be harmful to human health or can cause illness if consumed. Other antonyms that could be used in this context include non-potable, unclean, impure, and foul. It is important to be aware of these antonyms so that one can discern the quality of the liquid before consumption.

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Usage examples for Potable

Emerging after a short hour's march out of the forest, we welcome the sight of a murmuring translucent stream, swiftly flowing towards the north-west, which we regard with the pleasure which only men who have for a long time sickened themselves with that potable liquid of the foulest kind, found in salinas, mbugas, pools, and puddle holes, can realize.
"How I Found Livingstone"
Sir Henry M. Stanley
Death itself sometimes floats 'twixt cup and lip, as has been remarked by a heathen philosopher, and if he should be called away before he had seen Melchior again, then must she be his messenger and tell his son that he had found that part of the White Lion, of the white tincture of argentum potabile or potable silver, which his letter had put him on the track of.
"The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers"
Georg Ebers
It is potable the April after it is made, is best that year, and after ten years begins to have a pitchy taste, resembling it to Malaga.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson"
Thomas Jefferson

Famous quotes with Potable

  • Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosophers stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'Tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health; hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.
    Robert Burton
  • Tobacco, divine, rare, superexcellent tobacco, which goes far beyond all the panaceas, potable gold, and philosopher's stones, a sovereign remedy to all diseases...but as it is commonly abused by most men, which take it as tinkers do ale, 'tis a plague, a mischief, a violent purger of goods, lands, health, hellish, devilish and damned tobacco, the ruin and overthrow of body and soul.
    Robert Burton

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