[noun oh-ver-dohs; verb oh-ver-dohs, oh-ver-dohs] /noun ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; verb ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊs/
noun, verb, overdosed, overdosing.
(esp of drugs) an excessive dose
to take an excessive dose or give an excessive dose to
1700, “an excessive dose,” from over- + dose (n.).
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’)
An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.
[oh-ver-draft, -drahft] /ˈoʊ vərˌdræft, -ˌdrɑft/ noun 1. an act or instance of a checking account. 2. a check on a checking account. 3. the amount . 4. an excessive drawing on or drawing off of something. 5. a made to pass over a fire, as in a furnace. 6. a passing downward through a kiln. […]
noun 1. a bank account with a credit line permitting checks to be written for an amount above the account balance, subject to a finance charge on the overdraft.
[oh-ver-draf-ting, -drahf-] /ˌoʊ vərˈdræf tɪŋ, -ˈdrɑf-/ noun 1. the removal of more water from ground and surface basins than is replaced by rain and melting snow.
[druh-mat-ik] /drəˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the . 2. employing the form or manner of the . 3. characteristic of or appropriate to the , especially in involving conflict or contrast; vivid; moving: dramatic colors; a dramatic speech. 4. highly effective; striking: The silence following his impassioned speech was dramatic. /drəˈmætɪk/ adjective […]