Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun intoxicant

2 senses of intoxicant

Sense 1
alcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant -- (a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him")
       => beverage, drink, drinkable, potable -- (any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?")
       => drug of abuse, street drug -- (a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction)

Sense 2
intoxicant -- (a drug that can produce a state of intoxication)
       => drug -- (a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic)

Antonyms of adj intoxicant

1 sense of intoxicant

Sense 1
intoxicant, intoxicating -- (causing)

INDIRECT (VIA alcoholic) -> nonalcoholic -- (characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages")

Similarity of adj intoxicant

1 sense of intoxicant

Sense 1
intoxicant, intoxicating -- (causing)
       => alcoholic (vs. nonalcoholic) -- (characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks")

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