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Synonyms for tonic
ˈtɒn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tonic, tonic water, quinine water(noun)

    lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine

    Synonyms:
    soda water, tonic water, soda pop, quinine water, keynote, soda, restorative, pop

    Antonyms:
    unkeyed, debilitating, atonic, atonal, unaccented

  2. pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic(noun)

    a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

    "in New England they call sodas tonics"

    Synonyms:
    dada, soda ash, club soda, sodium carbonate, pa, keynote, popping, pappa, dad, seltzer, washing soda, sparkling water, pop, papa, daddy, restorative, carbonated water, sal soda, pop music, quinine water, tonic water, soda water, soda pop, soda

    Antonyms:
    atonal, debilitating, unaccented, atonic, unkeyed

  3. tonic, keynote(noun)

    (music) the first note of a diatonic scale

    Synonyms:
    soda water, tonic water, soda pop, quinine water, keynote, soda, restorative, pop

    Antonyms:
    unkeyed, atonal, debilitating, unaccented, atonic

  4. tonic, restorative(adj)

    a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

    Synonyms:
    soda water, tonic water, soda pop, quinine water, keynote, soda, restorative, corrective, pop

    Antonyms:
    debilitating, unaccented, atonal, atonic, unkeyed

  5. tonic(adj)

    of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue

    "a tonic reflex"; "tonic muscle contraction"

    Synonyms:
    brisk, accented, tonal, fresh, bracing, refreshing, refreshful

    Antonyms:
    unkeyed, unaccented, atonal, debilitating, atonic

  6. tonic, tonal(adj)

    employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

    "Chinese is a tonal language"

    Synonyms:
    refreshful, tonal, accented, bracing, refreshing, brisk, fresh

    Antonyms:
    unkeyed, atonal, atonic, debilitating, unaccented

  7. tonic, accented(adj)

    used of syllables

    "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"

    Synonyms:
    refreshful, tonal, accented, bracing, refreshing, brisk, stressed, fresh

    Antonyms:
    atonal, debilitating, unaccented, unkeyed, atonic

  8. tonic(adj)

    relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale

    "tonic harmony"

    Synonyms:
    brisk, accented, tonal, fresh, bracing, refreshing, refreshful

    Antonyms:
    unaccented, unkeyed, atonal, atonic, debilitating

  9. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)

    imparting vitality and energy

    "the bracing mountain air"

    Synonyms:
    spanking, bracing, wise, refreshful, lively, refreshing, fresh, new, snappy, novel, brisk, tonal, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, accented, impertinent, sweet, unused, saucy, merry, clean, sassy, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, zippy, rattling, overbold, alert

    Antonyms:
    atonic, unaccented, debilitating, unkeyed, atonal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tonic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthening medicine

  2. tonic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Music.) key, key-note, first note of the scale, fundamental note

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tonic(n)

    Synonyms:
    invigorant, roborant

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. tonic

    Synonyms:
    Soft drink, see there

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How to use tonic in a sentence?

  1. B. C. Forbes:

    Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.

  2. Walter Scott:

    Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.

  3. Charlie Chaplin:

    Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

  4. William Arthur Ward:

    Wise are they who have learned these truths Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.

  5. William James:

    Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its string can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it...

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