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tonic

 
Adjective tonic has 5 senses
  1. tonic - of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue; "a tonic reflex"; "tonic muscle contraction"
  2. tonic, tonal - employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words; "Chinese is a tonal language"
  3. tonic, accented - used of syllables; "a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"
    Antonyms: atonic, unaccented
  4. tonic - relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale; "tonic harmony"
    Antonyms:
    atonal, unkeyed (indirect, via tonal)
  5. bracing, brisk, energizing, energising, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic - imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
    Antonym: debilitating (indirect, via invigorating)
Noun tonic has 4 senses
  1. tonic, tonic water, quinine water - lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    --1 is a kind of soft drink
    --1 is a substance of gin and tonic
    --1 has substances: quinine
  2. pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic - a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
    --2 is a kind of soft drink
    --2 has substances:
     soda water, carbonated water, club soda, seltzer, sparkling water
  3. tonic, keynote - (music) the first note of a diatonic scale
    --3 is a kind of note, musical note, tone
  4. tonic, restorative - a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    --4 is a kind of medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --4 has particulars: bracer, pick-me-up
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