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Definition 1: a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pill in the sense of this definition

(pill is a kind of ...) a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

(... is a kind of pill ) a large pill; used especially in veterinary medicine

(... is a kind of pill ) a pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside

(... is a kind of pill ) pill that is a sugar-coated medicated candy

(... is a kind of pill ) a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)

Definition 2: something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size - [noun denoting artifact]

(pill is a kind of ...) an artifact

"how does this thing work?"

(... is a kind of pill ) a pill containing one or more vitamins; taken as a dietary supplement

Definition 3: a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pill in the sense of this definition

(pill is a kind of ...) an agent or device intended to prevent conception

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel

(... is a kind of pill ) trade name for an oral contraceptive

(pill is made of the substance ...) a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy

Definition 4: something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take

(pill is a kind of ...) an onerous or difficult concern

"the burden of responsibility" "that's a load off my mind"

Definition 5: a unpleasant or tiresome person - [noun denoting person]

(pill is a kind of ...) a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

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