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potable

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

suitable for drinking
  • around here, the only potable water comes from wells

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potable

noun

Synonyms of potable (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk
  • hid the potables in the back hall closet

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  • nonintoxicant
2 a liquid suitable for drinking
  • keeps the wet bar stocked with an array of top-shelf liquors, mixers, and other fine potables

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The first known use of potable was in the 15th century

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“Potable.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/potable. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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