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English noun: drug

1. drug (artifact) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

Broader (hypernym)agent

Narrower (hyponym)aborticide, abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug, agonist, anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, antagonist, anti-impotence drug, anti-TNF compound, antisyphilitic, appetite suppressant, arsenical, botanical, brand-name drug, consciousness-altering drug, controlled substance, dilator, diuretic, diuretic drug, drug of abuse, excitant, Feosol, Fergon, fertility drug, generic drug, hypnotic, intoxicant, levallorphan, Lorfan, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, mind-altering drug, miotic, miotic drug, mydriatic, mydriatic drug, myotic, myotic drug, narcotic, pentoxifylline, proprietary drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance, psychotropic agent, relaxant, soporific, stimulant, stimulant drug, street drug, suppressant, synergist, Trental, virility drug, water pill

Part meronympharmacopoeia

Domain category membersactive transport, anaphylaxis, drop, generic, injectable, magic bullet, orally, potentiate, uninjectable

English verb: drug

1. drug (body) administer a drug to

SamplesThey drugged the kidnapped tourist.


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

2. drug (consumption) use recreational drugs

Synonymsdo drugs

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Narrower (hyponym)base, dope, drop, free-base, inject, snort, take a hit

Causeget off, trip, trip out, turn on

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