Definition of Drug

1. Noun. A substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.




2. Verb. Administer a drug to. "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
Exact synonyms: Dose
Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Specialized synonyms: Anaesthetise, Anaesthetize, Anesthetise, Anesthetize, Put Out, Put Under, Dope, Dope Up, O.d., Overdose, Narcotise, Narcotize, Poison
Generic synonyms: Medicate, Medicine
Derivative terms: Dosage, Dose, Drugging

3. Verb. Use recreational drugs.
Exact synonyms: Do Drugs
Generic synonyms: Consume, Have, Ingest, Take, Take In
Specialized synonyms: Inject, Snort, Take A Hit, Base, Free-base, Drop, Dope
Causes: Get Off, Trip, Trip Out, Turn On

Definition of Drug

1. v. i. To drudge; to toil laboriously.

2. n. A drudge (?).

3. n. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations.

4. v. i. To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines.

5. v. t. To affect or season with drugs or ingredients; esp., to stupefy by a narcotic drug. Also Fig.

Definition of Drug

1. Noun. (pharmacology) A substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom, or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose. ¹

2. Noun. (pharmacology) A substance, sometimes addictive, which affects the central nervous system. ¹

3. Noun. A chemical or substance, not necessarily for medical purposes, which alters the way the mind or body works. ¹

4. Noun. A substance, especially one which is illegal, ingested for recreational use. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To administer intoxicating drugs to, generally without the recipient's knowledge or consent. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To add intoxicating drugs to with the intention of drugging someone. ¹

7. Verb. (context: Southern US) (past of drag) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drug

1. to affect with a drug (a medicinal substance) [v DRUGGED, DRUGGING, DRUGS]

Medical Definition of Drug

1. 1. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations. "Whence merchants bring" "Their spicy drugs." 2. Any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an article of slow sale, or in no demand. "But sermons are mere drugs." "And virtue shall a drug become." (Dryden) Origin: F. Drogue, prob. Fr. D. Droog; akin to E. Dry; thus orig, dry substance, hers, plants, or wares. See Dry. To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines. Origin: Cf. F. Droguer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drug

drudged
drudger
drudgeries
drudgers
drudgery
drudges
drudgework
drudgey
drudging
drudgingly
drudgism
drudgisms
drudgy
drueries
druery
drug (current term)
drug-addicted
drug-drug interaction
drug-fast
drug-free
drug-induced cholestasis
drug-induced diarrhoea
drug-induced disease
drug-induced eosinophilic lung disease
drug-induced hepatitis
drug-induced lupus
drug-induced tremor
drug-ridden
drug abuse
drug activity

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