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Synonyms for tonic
ˈtɒn ɪkton·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tonic, tonic water, quinine waternoun

    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, tonicnoun

    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, keynotenoun

    (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, restorativeadjective

    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. tonicadjective

    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, tonaladjective

    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, accentedadjective

    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. tonicadjective

    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, tonicadjective

    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. tonicnoun

    Synonyms:
    strengthening medicine

  2. tonicnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tonicnoun

    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. William Arthur Ward:

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

  2. Charlie Chaplin:

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

  3. B. C. Forbes:

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

  4. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette:

    There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

  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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