HyperDic: drug

English > 3 senses of the word drug:
NOUNartifactdruga substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
VERBbodydrug, doseadminister a drug to
consumptiondrug, do drugsuse recreational drugs
drug > pronunciation
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > drug: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.
Category ofactive transporttransport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient
anaphylaxishypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
dropA predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
generic(of drugs) not protected by trademark
injectable(used of drugs) capable of being injected
magic bulletA remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease
orally(of drugs) through the mouth rather than through injection
potentiateincrease the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
take a hitinhale through the nose
uninjectable(used of drugs) not capable of being injected
Part ofpharmacopoeiaA collection or stock of drugs
NarrowerFeosoltrade name of a drug rich in iron
Fergontrade name of a drug rich in iron
abortifacient, aborticide, abortion-inducing drugA drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
agonist(biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction
anesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agentA drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
antagonistA drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
anti-TNF compoundA class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF)
antisyphiliticA drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis
arsenicalA pesticide or drug containing arsenic
botanicalA drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
brand-name drug, proprietary drugA drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent / patent (can be produced and sold only by the company holding the patent / patent)
controlled substanceA drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
dilatorA drug that causes dilation
diuretic drug, diuretic, water pillAny substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
drug of abuse, street drugA drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects)
fertility drugA drug used to increase a woman's fertility
generic drugWhen the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees
intoxicantA drug that can produce a state of intoxication / intoxication
levallorphan, Lorfandrug (trade name Lorfan) that is related to morphine but that counteracts the respiratory depression produced by morphine poisoning but without affecting its analgesic effects
medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
miotic drug, myotic drug, miotic, myoticA drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
mydriatic, mydriatic drugA drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate
narcoticA drug that produces numbness or stupor
pentoxifylline, TrentalA drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication
psychoactive drug, mind-altering drug, consciousness-altering drug, psychoactive substanceA drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
psychotropic agentA chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
relaxantA drug that relaxes and relieves / relieves tension
soporific, hypnoticA drug that induces sleep
stimulant, stimulant drug, excitantA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
suppressant, appetite suppressantA drug that suppresses appetite
synergistA drug that augments the activity of another drug
virility drug, anti-impotence drugdrug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
Spanishdroga, fármaco, medicamento, narcótico
Catalandroga, fàrmac, medicament
Nounsdruggista health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
Verbsdrugadminister a drug to
druguse recreational drugs
English > drug: 3 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningAdminister a drug to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe 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
Narroweranesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put outAdminister an anesthetic drug to
dope, dope upGive a narcotic to
narcotize, narcotiseAdminister narcotics to
overdose, o.d.dose too heavily
poisonAdminister poison to
Broadermedicate, medicinetreat medicinally, treat with medicine
Catalanadministrar, drogar
Nounsdruga substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
druggingthe administration of a sedative agent or drug
English > drug: 3 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningUse recreational drugs.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymdo drugs
Cause totrip, trip out, turn on, get offGet high, stoned, or drugged
Entailed byhuff, snortinhale recreational drugs
NarrowerdopeTake drugs to improve one's athletic performance
dropTake (a drug, especially LSD) , by mouth
free-base, baseUse (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
injectTake by injection
take a hit, snortinhale through the nose
Broaderuse, habituateTake or consume (regularly or habitually)
Spanishdrogarse, drogar
Catalandrogar-se, drogar
Nounsdruga substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

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