HyperDic: pill

English > 5 senses of the word pill:
NOUNartifactpillsomething that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
artifactpill, lozenge, tablet, taba dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
person pilla unpleasant or tiresome person
cognitionpillsomething unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured
artifactpill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulanta contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
pill > pronunciation
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RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > pill: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size.
Narrowervitamin pillA pill containing one or more vitamins
BroaderthingAn artifact
English > pill: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.
Synonymslozenge, tablet, tab
NarrowerbolusA large pill
capsuleA pill in the form of a small rounded gelatinous container with medicine inside
drageepill that is a sugar-coated medicated candy
sleeping pill, sleeping tablet, sleeping capsule, sleeping draughtA soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)
Broaderdose, dosageA measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
Spanishcomprimido, gragea, pastilla, píldora, tableta
Catalanpastilla, píndola, tableta, tauleta
English > pill: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA unpleasant or tiresome person.
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
English > pill: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningSomething unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured.
Example"his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take"
Broaderburden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusAn onerous or difficult concern
English > pill: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception.
Synonymsbirth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulant
NarrowerDemulentrade name for an oral contraceptive
Enovidtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and norethynodrel
Lo/Ovraltrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Loestrintrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Micronortrade name for and oral contraceptive containing the progestin compound norethindrone
Modicontrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Nor-Q-Dtrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone
Norinyltrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norethindrone and mestranol
Norlestrintrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovocontrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norethindrone
Ovraltrade name for an oral contraceptive containing estradiol and norgestrel
Ovrettetrade name for an oral contraceptive containing norgestrel
Ovulentrade name for an oral contraceptive containing mestranol and a progestin compound
Broadercontraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceAn agent or device intended to prevent conception
Substancesprogesterone, Lipo-LutinA steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary
Spanishanovulant, pastilla anticonceptiva, pastilla, píldora anticonceptiva, píldora
Catalananovulant, píndola

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