Overdose



[noun oh-ver-dohs; verb oh-ver-dohs, oh-ver-dohs] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; verb ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊs/

noun, verb, overdosed, overdosing.
1.
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noun (ˈəʊvəˌdəʊs)
1.
(esp of drugs) an excessive dose
verb (ˌəʊvəˈdəʊs)
2.
to take an excessive dose or give an excessive dose to
n.

1700, “an excessive dose,” from over- + dose (n.).
v.

1727, “to administer medicine in too large a dose” (transitive); from 1968 as “to take an overdose of drugs;” see over- + dose (v.). Related: Overdosed; overdosing.

overdose o·ver·dose (ō’vər-dōs’)
n.
An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.

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