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

  • To moisten or provide with juice.
  • 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.

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


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Middle English jus, from Old French, from Latin iūs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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").


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