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Definitions of drug

  1. administer a drug to; " They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
  2. a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  3. To drudge; to toil laboriously.
  4. A drudge (?).
  5. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations.
  6. Any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an article of slow sale, or in no demand.
  7. To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines.
  8. To tincture with something offensive or injurious.
  9. To dose to excess with, or as with, drugs.
  10. To mix drugs with; as, to drug wine; render stupid by a substance which deadens feeling.
  11. Drugged.
  12. Drugging.
  13. Any substance used in medicine, or in dyeing: an article that sells slowly, like medicines.
  14. To mix or season with drugs: to dose to excess.
  15. To prescribe drugs or medicines:- pr. p. dragging; pa. p. drugged'.
  16. Substance used in medicine; article not in demand.
  17. To administer drugs to; mix drugs with.
  18. To mix drugs with, or administer drugs to; stupefy; also, to take drugs.
  19. Any substance used medicianlly.
  20. An unsalable commodity.
  21. Any substance, vegetable, animal, or mineral, which is used in the composition of medicines or chemical preparations, as for dyeing purposes; any commodity of slow sale for which there is little or no demand in the market.
  22. To prescribe or administer drugs.
  23. To season or mix with drugs; to administer drugs to; to dose to excess with drugs; to stupefy or render insensible with drugs.
  24. Any medicinal substance; any article slow of sale, or not saleable.
  25. To dose to excess with medicine; to season or tincture with something offensive or injurious.
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Usage examples for drug

  1. Even the drug stores closed. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. The clerk searched the drug store. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  3. Presently Mr. Dinsmore came out with a prescription which he asked Harold to take to the nearest drug- store. – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  4. Next, Carton bought a quantity of a drug whose fumes would render a man insensible, and with this in his pocket early next morning he went to the spy, Barsad, and bade him redeem his promise and take him to the cell where Darnay waited for the signal of death. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  5. The tickets were put on sale in the hardware store, in the drug store, in the grocery of Mr. Sam Gordon, and in other places about town. – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show by Laura Lee Hope
  6. He is a clerk in the drug store in Mifflin and he was real pleasant. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  7. He crossed the street, made a pretence of going into Mr. Goldthwaite's drug store, and hurried back again. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  8. The drug store's just two blocks around the corner. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  9. One after the other they're drug over the coals. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  10. Was she on some kind of drug that suppressed curiosity? – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  11. Pastor Graves made his way up the town through the main street to Bates' drug- store, his hunger having died in his anger and amazement. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  12. She was thinking of the night she had stood in the drug- store door, and he had kept the motor waiting while he smiled at her over his shoulder. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  13. The girls telephoned the Brunner garage from a drug store located directly across the street. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  14. Ctesias allows her only to have been conscious of it, and that against her will; charging Belitaras with actually giving the drug, whereas Dinon says it was Melantas. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  15. How carried he the drug? – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  16. A few days later Charles passed by the drug store and saw the sign in the window. – A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie M. Williams
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