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Definition 1: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for dose in the sense of this definition

(dose is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of dose ) an additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective

(... is a kind of dose ) a dose of liquid medicine

"he took a sleeping draft"

(... is a kind of dose ) a dose of a narcotic drug

(... is a kind of dose ) the size dose that will cause death

(... is a kind of dose ) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

Definition 2: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for dose in the sense of this definition

(dose is a kind of ...) a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid

Definition 3: the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for dose in the sense of this definition

(dose is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

Definition 4: a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for dose in the sense of this definition

(dose is a kind of ...) any disease easily transmitted by contact

(... is a kind of dose ) an infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area

(... is a kind of dose ) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

(... is a kind of dose ) a venereal disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Calymmatobacterium; characterized by a pimply rash of the skin in the genital and groin region

(... is a kind of dose ) a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)

(... is a kind of dose ) infectious disease caused by a species of chlamydia bacterium; transmitted by sexual contact; characterized by genital lesions and swelling of lymph nodes in the groin

(... is a kind of dose ) a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia

Definition 5: administer a drug to - [verb of body]

Samples where dose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

Synonyms for dose in the sense of this definition

(dose is a kind of ...) treat medicinally, treat with medicine

(... is a kind of dose ) administer an anesthetic drug to

"The patient must be anesthetized before the operation" "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"

(... is a kind of dose ) give a narcotic to

"The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"

(... is a kind of dose ) dose too heavily

"The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"

(... is a kind of dose ) administer narcotics to

(... is a kind of dose ) administer poison to

"She poisoned her husband but he did not die"

(dose belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 6: treat with an agent; add (an agent) to - [verb of change]

Samples where dose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ray dosed the paint

(dose is a kind of ...) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

"process cheese" "process hair" "treat the water so it can be drunk" "treat the lawn with chemicals" "treat an oil spill"

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