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How to Pronounce Tonic: Learn how to pronounce Tonic in English correctly

Learn how to say Tonic correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word tonic:

1a medicinal substance taken to give a feeling of vigour or well-being.
something with an invigorating effect:
being needed is a tonic for someone at my age
2short for tonic water.
3 Music the first note in a scale which, in conventional harmony, provides the keynote of a piece of music.
1giving a feeling of vigour or well-being; invigorating:
a tonic body shampoo
2 Music relating to or denoting the first degree of a scale.
3 Phonetics denoting or relating to the syllable within a tone group that has greatest prominence, because it carries the main change of pitch.
4relating to or restoring normal tone to muscles or other organs.
Physiology relating to, denoting, or producing continuous muscular contraction.



mid 17th century: from French tonique, from Greek tonikos ‘of or for stretching’, from tonos (see tone)