A liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink. This may include tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, juice, or soft drinks. (noun)
A treat, or drink money. (noun)
Examples of word beverage
It could be that Bush was unaware that Pisco Sour was alcoholic, or that he merely took a sip so as not offend his hosts – the beverage is the country's national drink – but drink it he did.
It's garden-variety product placement, but instead of stars conspicuously drinking a certain beverage or driving a certain car, they're battling eco-baddies or monologuing about the dangers of CFCs.
Whenever a grape reaches a kind of mass-market popularity, it is inevitably over-cropped (see also Merlot) and dumbed-down to meet the requirements of people whose other first choice in beverage is Coca-Cola.
Drinking the local beverage is a sure way to warm the hearts of the locals.
As a green tea devotee, I feel a glow of good health whenever my favorite hot beverage is lauded for its wellness-boosting properties.