wine meaning

EN[waɪn] [-aɪn]
  • Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. Due to the natural chemical balance, grapes ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.
  • Wine has been produced for thousands of years. The earliest evidence of wine to date was found in the Republic of Georgia, where 8,000-year-old wine jars were uncovered.
  • Wines made from produce besides grapes include rice wine, pomegranate wine, apple wine and elderberry wine and are generically called fruit wine.

    Definition of wine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwinesSUF-ine
    1. An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting juice of grapes.
      1. Wine is stronger than beer.
      2. She ordered some wine for the meal.
    2. An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting juice of fruits or vegetables other than grapes, usually preceded by the type of the fruit or vegetable; for example, "dandelion wine".
      1. NC A serving of wine.
        1. I'd like three beers and two wines, please.
      2. NU A dark purplish red colour; the colour of red wine.
        1. wine colour:    
      3. (nonstandard, Britain) wind.
      4. VerbSGwinesPRwiningPT, PPwined
        1. VT To entertain with wine.
          1. VI To drink wine.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The unscrupulous landlord rebottled cheap sparkling wines as vintage champagne.
              • He produced a wine key from his jacket pocket and effortlessly removed the cork from the bottle of red.
              • Leave the wine for 24 hours and it will clarify. ‎
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Wine loved I deeply, dice dearly, and in woman outparamoured the Turk. — Shakespeare.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • We finished the main course in short order and called for more wine.
              • The vineyard of Château Margaux stands as the producer of one of the world's greatest and most sought-after red wines.
              • The beer soon ran dry so we cracked open a bottle of wine.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Intransitive verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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                  2. en wineglass
                  3. en wineskin
                  4. en wined
                  5. en winey
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                  Meaning of wine for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "wine" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
                  Difficultness: Level 1
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                  Definiteness: Level 9
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