What does elixir mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elixir(noun)

    a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste

  2. philosopher's stone, philosophers' stone, elixir(noun)

    hypothetical substance that the alchemists believed to be capable of changing base metals into gold

  3. elixir(noun)

    a substance believed to cure all ills

Wiktionary

  1. elixir(Noun)

    A liquid which converts lead to gold.

  2. elixir(Noun)

    A liquid which is believed to cure all ills and gives eternal life.

  3. elixir(Noun)

    A sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elixir(noun)

    a tincture with more than one base; a compound tincture or medicine, composed of various substances, held in solution by alcohol in some form

    Etymology: [F. lixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksr the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksh to burn.]

  2. Elixir(noun)

    an imaginary liquor capable of transmuting metals into gold; also, one for producing life indefinitely; as, elixir vitae, or the elixir of life

    Etymology: [F. lixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksr the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksh to burn.]

  3. Elixir(noun)

    the refined spirit; the quintessence

    Etymology: [F. lixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksr the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksh to burn.]

  4. Elixir(noun)

    any cordial or substance which invigorates

    Etymology: [F. lixir, Sp. elixir, Ar. eliksr the philosopher's stone, prob. from Gr. dry, (hence probably) a dry powder; cf. Skr. ksh to burn.]

Freebase

  1. Elixir

    Elixir, is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe and a student at the Xavier Institute. He first appeared in New Mutants, vol. 2 #5, and he is one of only a few students to retain his powers in the wake of House of M.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Elixir

    e-liks′ėr, n. more fully, Elixir vitæ, or Elixir of life, a liquor once supposed to have the power of indefinitely prolonging life or of transmuting metals: the quintessence of anything: a substance which invigorates: (med.) a compound tincture. [Low L.,—Ar. al-iksīr, the philosopher's stone, from al-, the, iksīr, prob. from Late Gr. xērion, a desiccative powder for wounds—Gr. xēros, dry.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elixir in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elixir in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of elixir in a Sentence

  1. Alan Rechtschaffen:

    We just have to turn this aircraft carrier around, get out of this zombie-like economy which is being fed on an elixir of low interest rates and get to a process of normalization.

  2. Ernest Renan:

    I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.

  3. Kellyanne Conway:

    Nobody's going to have a silver bullet, a magic elixir on stage at the CNN debate that dislodges Trump from the top of the polls. That's a fool's errand, it's incumbent upon these candidates to show contrast from other people's point of views, including Mr. Trump's.

  4. Alan Rechtschaffen:

    I think the market is ready and comfortable for an increasing Fed funds rate, we just have to turn this aircraft carrier around, get out of this zombie-like economy which is being fed on an elixir of low interest rates and get to a process of normalization.

  5. Naveen Patnaik:

    Forests are the elixir of life

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