What is another word for potation?

Pronunciation: [pətˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Potation, which means to consume a beverage, can be replaced with a few different synonyms. Some options include drink, beverage, libation, brew, potion, liquor, and refreshment. These words all refer to consuming liquids, but may have slight variations in meaning. For example, "libation" often pertains to alcoholic drinks used in ceremonies or rituals, while "refreshment" emphasizes the desire for a cooling, hydrating drink. "Beverage" is the most general term, encompassing all types of drinks, while "potion" typically refers to a magical or medicinal liquid. Understanding the nuances between these synonyms can improve writing and communication by allowing for greater specificity and clarity.

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What are the hypernyms for Potation?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Potation?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Potation

And the sugar also was brought, and boiling water in an immense jug, as though Father Barney were going to make a deep potation indeed, and a lemon in a wine glass; and then the priest was invited, with much hospitality, to make himself comfortable.
"Castle Richmond"
Anthony Trollope
Before me lay a long straggling street of cabins, irregularly thrown, as if riddled over the ground; this I was informed was Kilkee; while my good steed, therefore, was enjoying his potation, I dismounted, to stretch my legs and look about me, and scarcely had I done so when I found half the population of the village assembled round Peter, whose claims to notoriety, I now learned, depended neither upon his owner's fame, nor even my temporary possession of him.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
Poor fellow, it was a real relief to him when some one treated him to a glass of lemonade, and, indeed, so much were his feelings relieved by the cool potation, that when, soon after, he met Minny Hart, he was actually smiling.
"Hoosier Mosaics"
Maurice Thompson

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