Synonyms of tonic


1. tonic, tonic water, quinine water, soft drink

usage: lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine

2. pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic, soft drink

usage: a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"

3. tonic, keynote, note, musical note, tone

usage: (music) the first note of a diatonic scale

4. tonic, restorative, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug

usage: a medicine that strengthens and invigorates


1. tonic

usage: of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue; "a tonic reflex"; "tonic muscle contraction"

2. tonic, tonal

usage: employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words; "Chinese is a tonal language"

3. tonic (vs. atonic), accented

usage: used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"

4. tonic, tonal (vs. atonal)

usage: relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale; "tonic harmony"

5. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic, invigorating (vs. debilitating)

usage: imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"

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