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English noun: dope

1. dope (artifact) street names for marijuana

Synonymsgage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, pot, sens, sess, skunk, smoke, weed

Broader (hypernym)cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana

2. dope (person) an ignorant or foolish person

Synonymsboob, booby, dumbbell, dummy, pinhead

Broader (hypernym)simple, simpleton

3. dope (food) carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)


Broader (hypernym)soft drink

Narrower (hyponym)Coca Cola, Coke, Pepsi, Pepsi Cola

Substance holonymcola nut, kola nut

Domain regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

4. dope (communication) slang terms for inside information

SamplesIs that the straight dope?.

Synonymslow-down, poop, the skinny

Broader (hypernym)details, inside information

English verb: dope

1. dope (consumption) take drugs to improve one's athletic performance

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)do drugs, drug

2. dope (change) add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties

SamplesThe resistors have been doped.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Domain categoryelectronics

3. dope (body) give a narcotic to

SamplesThe athletes were dope by the coach before the race.

Synonymsdope up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)dose, drug

Narrower (hyponym)soup

Domain categorymedicine, practice of medicine

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