Juice is a drink that's made from fruit, like orange juice or grape juice. Juice also refers to the liquid drippings of cooked meat and other food.

Some people like apple juice, while others prefer tomato juice. A much less appetizing — but necessary — type of juice is the fluid in our bodies, like digestive juices that help break down food in your stomach. Informally, you might refer to your creative strength as juice, and also use the word to mean electrical energy: "The batteries in my flashlight are out of juice."

Definitions of juice
  1. noun
    the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
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    gravy, pan gravy
    the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added
    lemon juice
    usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
    lime juice
    usually freshly squeezed juice of limes
    papaya juice
    juice from papayas
    tomato juice
    the juice of tomatoes (usually bottled or canned)
    carrot juice
    usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
    V-8 juice
    brand name for canned mixed vegetable juices
    type of:
    food product, foodstuff
    a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
  2. noun
    any of several liquids of the body
    “digestive juices
    synonyms: succus
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    cancer juice
    a milky substance found in certain cancerous growths
    digestive fluid, digestive juice
    secretions that aid digestion
    gastric acid, gastric juice
    digestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
    pancreatic juice
    a fluid secreted into the duodenum by the pancreas; important for breaking down starches and proteins and fats
    bile, gall
    a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    type of:
    bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance
    the liquid parts of the body
  3. noun
    energetic vitality
    “her creative juices were flowing”
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    energy, vim, vitality
    a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
  4. noun
    electric current
    “when the wiring was finished they turned on the juice
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    type of:
    current, electric current
    a flow of electricity through a conductor
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