doses

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dose \Dose\ (d[=o]s), noun [F. dose, Gr. do'sis a giving, a dose, fr. dido'nai to give; akin to L. dare to give. See {Date} point of time.]

1. The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time.

2. A sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive.

3. Anything unpleasant that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one; also used figuratively, as to give someone a dose of his own medicine, i. e. to retaliate in kind.

I am for curing the world by gentle alteratives, not by violent doses. -- W. Irving.

I dare undertake that as fulsome a dose as you give him, he shall readily take it down. -- South.

4. a quantity of radiation which an object absorbs, or to which it is exposed. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dose \Dose\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {dosing}.] [Cf. F. doser. See {Dose}, noun]

1. To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease; to form into suitable doses.

2. To give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need.

A self-opinioned physician, worse than his distemper, who shall dose, and bleed, and kill him, "secundum artem." -- South

3. To give anything nauseous to.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dose

noun

1: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time [syn: {dose}, {dosage}]

2: the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time [syn: {dose}, {dosage}]

3: a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact [syn: {venereal disease}, {VD}, {venereal infection}, {social disease}, {Cupid's itch}, {Cupid's disease}, {Venus's curse}, {dose}, {sexually transmitted disease}, {STD}]

4: street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: {acid}, {back breaker}, {battery-acid}, {dose}, {dot}, {Elvis}, {loony toons}, {Lucy in the sky with diamonds}, {pane}, {superman}, {window pane}, {Zen}]

verb

1: treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; "The ray dosed the paint"

2: administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist" [syn: {drug}, {dose}]


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