A substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic.
Roget 641: redundancy, redundance†; too much, too many; superabundance, superfluity, superfluence†, saturation; nimiety†, transcendency, exuberance, profuseness; profusion etc. (plenty) 639; repletion, enough in all conscience, satis superque [Lat.], lion's share; more than enough etc. 639; plethora, engorgement, congestion, load, surfeit, sickener†; turgescence etc. (expansion) 194†; overdose, overmeasure†, oversupply, overflow; inundation etc. (water) 348; avalanche. accumulation etc. (store) 636; heap etc. 72; drug, drug in the market; glut; crowd; burden. excess; surplus, overplus†; epact†; margin; remainder etc. 40; duplicate; surplusage†, expletive; work of supererogation; bonus, bonanza. luxury; intemperance etc. 954; extravagance etc. (prodigality) 818; exorbitance, lavishment†. pleonasm etc. (diffuseness) 573; too many irons in the fire; embarras de richesses [Fr.]. ... show more
Roget 643: unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality. triviality, levity, frivolity; paltriness etc. adj.; poverty; smallness etc. 32; vanity etc. (uselessness) 645; matter of indifference etc. 866; no object. nothing, nothing to signify, nothing worth speaking of, nothing particular, nothing to boast of, nothing to speak of; small matter, no great matter, trifling matter etc. adj.; mere joke, mere nothing; hardly anything; scarcely anything; nonentity, small beer, cipher; no great shakes, peu de chose [Fr.]; child's play, kinderspiel. toy, plaything, popgun, paper pellet, gimcrack, gewgaw, bauble, trinket, bagatelle, Rickshaw, knickknack, whim-wham, trifle, trifles light as air;" yankee notions [U.S.]. trumpery, trash, rubbish, stuff, fatras†, frippery; leather or prunello;" chaff, drug, froth bubble smoke, cobweb; weed; refuse etc. (inutility) 645; scum etc. (dirt) 653. joke, jest, snap of the fingers; fudge etc. (unmeaning) 517; fiddlestick†, fiddlestick end†; pack of nonsense, mere farce. straw, pin, fig, button, rush; bulrush, feather, halfpenny, farthing, brass farthing, doit†, peppercorn, jot, rap, pinch of snuff, old son; cent, mill, picayune, pistareen†, red cent [U.S.]. minutiae, details, minor details, small fry; dust in the balance, feather in the scale, drop in the ocean, flea-bite, molehill. nine days' wonder, ridiculus mus [Lat.]; flash in the pan etc. (impotence) 158; much ado about nothing etc. (overestimation) 482. ... show more
Roget 662: remedy, help, cure, redress; medicine, medicament; diagnosis, medical examination; medical treatment; surgery; preventive medicine. [medical devices] clinical thermometer, stethoscope, X-ray machine. anthelmintic [Med.]; antidote, antifebrile [Med.], antipoison†, counterpoison†, antitoxin, antispasmodic; bracer, faith cure, placebo; helminthagogue†, lithagogue†, pick-meup, stimulant, tonic; vermifuge, prophylactic, corrective, restorative; sedative etc. 174; palliative; febrifuge; alterant†, alterative; specific; antiseptic, emetic, analgesic, pain-killer, antitussive [Med.], antiinflammatory [Med.], antibiotic, antiviral [Med.], antifungal [Med.], carminative; Nepenthe, Mithridate. cure, treatment, regimen; radical cure, perfect cure, certain cure; sovereign remedy. examination, diagnosis, diagnostics; analysis, urinalysis, biopsy, radiology. medicine, physic, Galenicals†, simples, drug, pharmaceutical, prescription, potion, draught, dose, pill, bolus, injection, infusion, drip, suppository, electuary†; linctus†, lincture†; medicament; pharmacon†. nostrum, receipt, recipe, prescription; catholicon†, panacea, elixir, elixir vitae, philosopher's stone; balm, balsam, cordial, theriac†, ptisan†. agueweed†, arnica, benzoin, bitartrate of potash, boneset†, calomel, catnip, cinchona, cream of tartar, Epsom salts [Chem]; feverroot†, feverwort; friar's balsam, Indian sage; ipecac, ipecacuanha; jonquil, mercurous chloride, Peruvian bark; quinine, quinquina†; sassafras, yarrow. salve, ointment, cerate, oil, lenitive, lotion, cosmetic; plaster; epithem†, embrocation†, liniment, cataplasm†, sinapism†, arquebusade†, traumatic, vulnerary, pepastic†, poultice, collyrium†, depilatory; emplastrum†; eyewater†, vesicant, vesicatory [Med.]. compress, pledget†; bandage etc. (support) 215. treatment, medical treatment, regimen; dietary, dietetics; vis medicatrix†, vis medicatrix naturae [Lat.]; medecine expectante [Fr.]; bloodletting, bleeding, venesection [Med.], phlebotomy, cupping, sanguisae, leeches; operation, surgical operation; transfusion, infusion, intravenous infusion, catheter, feeding tube; prevention, preventative medicine, immunization, inoculation, vaccination, vaccine, shot, booster, gamma globulin. pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmaceutics; pharmacopoeia, formulary; acology†, Materia Medica [Lat.], therapeutics, posology†; homeopathy, allopathy†, heteropathy [Med.], osteopathy, hydropathy [Med.]; cold water cure; dietetics; surgery, chirurgery [Med.], chirurgy†; healing art, leechcraft†; orthopedics, orthopedy†, orthopraxy†; pediatrics; dentistry, midwifery, obstetrics, gynecology; tocology†; sarcology†. hospital, infirmary; pesthouse†, lazarhouse†; lazaretto; lock hospital; maison de sante [Fr.]; ambulance. dispensary; dispensatory†, drug store, pharmacy, apothecary, druggist, chemist. Hotel des Invalides; sanatorium, spa, pump room, well; hospice; Red Cross. doctor, physician, surgeon; medical practitioner, general practitioner, specialist; medical attendant, apothecary, druggist; leech; osteopath, osteopathist†; optometrist, ophthalmologist; internist, oncologist, gastroenterologist; epidemiologist [Med.], public health specialist; dermatologist; podiatrist; witch doctor, shaman, faith healer, quack, exorcist; Aesculapius†, Hippocrates, Galen; accoucheur [Fr.], accoucheuse [Fr.], midwife, oculist, aurist†; operator; nurse, registered nurse, practical nurse, monthly nurse, sister; nurse's aide, candystriper; dresser; bonesetter; pharmaceutist†, pharmacist, druggist, chemist, pharmacopolist†. ... show more
is a specific kind of: agent.
is a broader term that covers: aborticide, abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug | agonist | anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent | antagonist | antisyphilitic | anti-TNF compound | botanical | brand-name drug, proprietary drug | controlled substance | dilator | diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill | drug of abuse, street drug | Feosol | Fergon | fertility drug | generic drug | intoxicant | levallorphan, Lorfan | medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine | miotic, miotic drug, myotic, myotic drug | mydriatic, mydriatic drug | narcotic | pentoxifylline, Trental | consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance | psychotropic agent | relaxant | hypnotic, soporific | excitant, stimulant, stimulant drug | appetite suppressant, suppressant | synergist | anti-impotence drug, virility drug | arsenical ... show more.
is a part of: pharmacopoeia.
Dutch: drogeren, drug, medicament, medicijn
Administer a drug to:
— They drugged the kidnapped tourist.
Roget 641: superabound, overabound†; know no bounds, swarm; meet one at every turn; creep with, crawl with, bristle with; overflow; run over, flow over, well over, brim over; run riot; overrun, overstock, overlay, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overburden, overload, overdo, overwhelm, overshoot the mark etc. (go beyond) 303; surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, glut, load, drench, whelm, inundate, deluge, flood; drug, drug the market; hepatize†. choke, cloy, accloy†, suffocate; pile up, lay on thick; impregnate with; lavish etc. (squander) 818. send coals to Newcastle, carry coals to Newcastle, carry owls to Athens†; teach one's grandmother to suck eggs; pisces natare docere [Lat.]; kill the slain, gild refined gold," gild the lily," butter one's bread on both sides, put butter upon bacon; employ a steam engine to crack a nut etc. (waste) 638. exaggerate etc. 549; wallow in roll in etc. (plenty) 639; remain on one's hands, hang heavy on hand, go a begging. ... show more
Use recreational drugs.
synonym: do drugs.
Dutch: gebruiken, scoren
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