Definition of "soda" []

  • Any of various forms of sodium carbonate. (noun)
  • Chemically combined sodium. (noun)
  • See carbonated water. (noun)
  • Chiefly Northeastern U.S., Eastern Missouri, & Southwestern Illinois See soft drink. See Regional Note at tonic. (noun)
  • A refreshment made from carbonated water, ice cream, and usually a flavoring. (noun)
  • Any of a number of simple inorganic compounds of sodium, such as sodium carbonate (washing soda), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), and sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A fizzy drink (noun)
  • The top card of the pack in faro (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "soda" in a sentence
  • "Even in this state, soda contains 23 per cent of water, and only 77 per cent of _pure anhydrous soda_."
  • "Hiram was surprised to discover that the term soda pop had been revived."
  • "Jenkinson, the only son of what they call a soda king, and orders"