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noun so·da \ˈsō-də\

Definition of soda

  1. 1a :  sodium carbonateb :  sodium bicarbonatec :  sodium —often used in combination soda-feldspar nitrate of soda

  2. 2a :  soda water 2ab :  soda popc :  a sweet drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream

  3. 3 :  the faro card that shows faceup in the dealing box before play begins

Examples of soda in a Sentence

  1. I ordered fries and a soda.

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Origin and Etymology of soda

Italian, from Arabic suwwād, any of several saltworts from the ashes of which sodium carbonate is obtained


SODA Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of soda for English Language Learners

  • : a drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream

  • : a white powdery substance that contains salt and is used in cooking and medicine


SODA Defined for Kids

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noun so·da \ˈsō-də\

Definition of soda for Students

  1. 1 :  a powdery substance like salt used in washing and in making glass or soap

  2. 2 :  baking soda

  3. 3 :  soda water

  4. 4 :  soda pop

  5. 5 :  a sweet drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream


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