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1. drug

noun. ['ˈdrʌg'] a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.

Synonyms

  • abortion-inducing drug
  • abortifacient
  • generic drug
  • myotic
  • diuretic
  • anti-TNF compound
  • agent
  • medication
  • medicinal drug
  • synergist
  • aborticide
  • anaesthetic agent
  • medicament
  • excitant
  • psychotropic agent
  • miotic drug
  • pentoxifylline
  • stimulant drug
  • soporific
  • psychoactive drug
  • stimulant
  • Feosol
  • Lorfan
  • drug of abuse
  • levallorphan
  • hypnotic
  • dilator
  • relaxant
  • pharmacopoeia
  • proprietary drug
  • myotic drug
  • diuretic drug
  • street drug
  • controlled substance
  • mind-altering drug
  • intoxicant
  • psychoactive substance
  • anti-impotence drug
  • miotic
  • fertility drug
  • brand-name drug
  • Trental
  • anaesthetic
  • medicine
  • mydriatic
  • arsenical
  • botanical
  • suppressant
  • virility drug
  • antagonist
  • antisyphilitic
  • appetite suppressant
  • narcotic
  • anesthetic agent
  • water pill
  • agonist
  • Fergon
  • mydriatic drug
  • consciousness-altering drug

Antonyms

  • brand-name drug
  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • sensible

Etymology

  • drogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drogue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Example sentences of the word drug


1. Noun, singular or mass
The amount of time it takes for a drug to get out of your system varies.

Quotes containing the word drug


1. He's like a drug for you, Bella.
- Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

2. Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling

3. Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.
- P. J. O'Rourke

2. drug-free

adjective. characteristic of a person not taking illegal drugs or of a place where no illegal drugs are used.

Antonyms

  • colorful

3. drug-addicted

adjective. addicted to a drug.

Synonyms

  • dependent
  • addicted
  • dependant
  • strung-out

Antonyms

  • straight
  • independent
  • free
  • unconditional

4. drug

verb. ['ˈdrʌg'] administer a drug to.

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • noncausative
  • special agent
  • general agent
  • prescription medicine

Etymology

  • drogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drogue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. drug

verb. ['ˈdrʌg'] use recreational drugs.

Synonyms

  • free-base
  • do drugs
  • ingest
  • have
  • take a hit
  • inject
  • trip out
  • get off
  • snort
  • take in
  • trip
  • turn on
  • consume
  • dope
  • take
  • drop

Antonyms

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

Etymology

  • drogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drogue (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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