1. tea, beverage, drink, drinkable, potable

usage: a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"

2. tea, afternoon tea, teatime, meal, repast

usage: a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"

3. tea, Camellia sinensis, shrub, bush

usage: a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; "tea has fragrant white flowers"

4. tea, reception

usage: a reception or party at which tea is served; "we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"

5. tea, tea leaf, herb

usage: dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"

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