Definition of Medicate

1. Verb. Impregnate with a medicinal substance.

Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Generic synonyms: Impregnate, Saturate
Derivative terms: Medication, Medicative, Medicine



2. Verb. Treat medicinally, treat with medicine.
Exact synonyms: Medicine
Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Generic synonyms: Care For, Treat
Specialized synonyms: Dose, Drug, Salve
Derivative terms: Medication, Medication, Medicative, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine, Medicine

Definition of Medicate

1. v. t. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug.

Definition of Medicate

1. Verb. To prescribe or administer medication. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Medicate

1. to treat with medicine [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Medical Definition of Medicate

1. 1. To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug. "Medicated waters." 2. To treat with medicine. Origin: L. Medicatus, p. P. Of medicare, medicari. See Medicable. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Medicate

medicamentosus
medicamentous
medicaments
medicant
medicants
medicare
medicare assignment
medicare check
medicare part a
medicare part b
medicare payment
medicares
medicarpin
medicaster
medicasters
medicate (current term)
medicated
medicates
medicating
medication
medication errors
medication systems
medicational
medications
medicative
medicator
medicean
medicephalic
medicians
medicide

Literary usage of Medicate

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1886)
"He did not believe very much in the efficacy of attempts to medicate the lungs by means of spray or vapor, but that in the cabinet, which seemed to him to ..."

2. Six discourses on the functions of the lungs, and causes, prevention and by Samuel Sheldon Fitch (1856)
"The patient can always have whichever he chooses. It is sometimes desirable to medicate the air of the patient's room. ..."

3. The London Medical Gazette (1850)
"... cure ap> pears to bo effected it is still advised to continue the use of the remedy for a time, decreasing the dose very gradually—L' Union medicate. ..."

4. A Text-book of materia medica, therapeutics and pharmacology by George Frank Butler (1899)
"AQUA; medicatemedicateD WATERS. The medicated Waters are solutions of volatile substances in Water. They comprise (i) the Aromatic Waters and (2) the ..."

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