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1. dose

noun. ['ˈdoʊs'] a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.

Synonyms

  • tablet
  • booster shot
  • booster
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • recall dose
  • dosage
  • booster dose
  • hit
  • lethal dose
  • pill
  • draft
  • draught
  • medicament
  • tab
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dose

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Example sentences of the word dose


1. Noun, singular or mass
For people who love coffee, there's never a bad time for a dose of joe.

Quotes containing the word dose


1. Half the night I waste in sighs,Half in dreams I sorrow afterThe delight of early skies;In a wakeful dose I sorrowFor the hand, the lips, the eyes,For the meeting of the morrow,The delight of happy laughter,The delight of low replies.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson, Maud, and other poems

2. I try to bring it across on my record, in my dress, in what I do and what I say because to me humor is important. You should have a dose of that and I guess giving it is what I'm here for.
- Bootsy Collins

3. Long distance is hard. You have to trust that as you each change on your own, your relationship will also change along with you. It takes hope, good humor, and idealism. It takes a massive dose of courage to protect the relationship at all odds. It is hard, but worth it. You'll both be stronger as a result.
- Craig M. Mullaney, The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education

2. dose

noun. ['ˈdoʊs'] the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time.

Synonyms

  • dosage

Antonyms

  • defend
  • fail

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)

3. dose

verb. ['ˈdoʊs'] treat with an agent; add (an agent) to.

Synonyms

  • process

Antonyms

  • constructiveness
  • follower

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)

4. dose

noun. ['ˈdoʊs'] street name for lysergic acid diethylamide.

Synonyms

  • dot
  • superman
  • Elvis
  • acid
  • loony toons
  • Lucy in the sky with diamonds
  • window pane
  • lysergic acid diethylamide
  • back breaker
  • Zen
  • LSD
  • pane

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)

5. dose

noun. ['ˈdoʊs'] a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact.

Synonyms

  • gonorrhoea
  • granuloma inguinale
  • lymphopathia venereum
  • chlamydia
  • syph
  • gonorrhea
  • pox
  • lues
  • STD
  • social disease
  • contagion
  • Cupid's itch
  • venereal infection
  • herpes genitalis
  • genital herpes
  • syphilis
  • Venus's curse
  • clap
  • LGV
  • lymphogranuloma venereum
  • lues venerea
  • Cupid's disease
  • contagious disease
  • granuloma venereum
  • sexually transmitted disease
  • venereal disease

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • discharge
  • demobilization
  • generic drug

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)

6. dose

verb. ['ˈdoʊs'] administer a drug to.

Synonyms

  • dope
  • anesthetise
  • o.d.
  • put out
  • poison
  • narcotize
  • medicate
  • put under
  • anesthetize
  • anaesthetise
  • narcotise
  • dope up
  • anaesthetize
  • overdose
  • medicine

Antonyms

  • brand-name drug
  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • ignite

Etymology

  • dose (French)
  • dosis (Latin)
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