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English noun: dose

1. dose (artifact) a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time


Synonymsdosage


Broader (hypernym)medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine


Narrower (hyponym)booster, booster dose, booster shot, draft, draught, hit, lethal dose, lozenge, pill, recall dose, tab, tablet

2. dose (quantity) the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time


Synonymsdosage


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

3. dose (state) a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact


SynonymsCupid's disease, Cupid's itch, sexually transmitted disease, social disease, STD, VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse


Broader (hypernym)contagion, contagious disease


Narrower (hyponym)chlamydia, clap, genital herpes, gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, granuloma inguinale, granuloma venereum, herpes genitalis, LGV, lues, lues venerea, lymphogranuloma venereum, lymphopathia venereum, pox, syph, syphilis

4. dose (artifact) street name for lysergic acid diethylamide


Synonymsacid, back breaker, battery-acid, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen


Broader (hypernym)LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide


English verb: dose

1. dose (change) treat with an agent; add (an agent) to


SamplesThe ray dosed the paint.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat

2. dose (body) administer a drug to


SamplesThey drugged the kidnapped tourist.


Synonymsdrug


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)medicate, medicine


Narrower (hyponym)anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, dope, dope up, narcotise, narcotize, o.d., overdose, poison, put out, put under


Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine









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