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Definitions of drug

  1. use recreational drugs
  2. administer a drug to; " They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
  3. a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  4. To drudge; to toil laboriously.
  5. A drudge (?).
  6. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations.
  7. Any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an article of slow sale, or in no demand.
  8. To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines.
  9. To affect or season with drugs or ingredients; esp., to stupefy by a narcotic drug. Also Fig.
  10. To tincture with something offensive or injurious.
  11. To dose to excess with, or as with, drugs.
  12. A substance used in medicine; an unsalable article.
  13. To mix drugs with; as, to drug wine; render stupid by a substance which deadens feeling.
  14. Drugged.
  15. Drugging.
  16. 1. Any substance employed as a medicine in the treatment of disease. 2. To give medicine, usually with the sense of giving medicine in unnecessarily large quantities. 3. To narcotize.
  17. Substance from which medicinal preparations are made.
  18. Any substance used in medicine, or in dyeing: an article that sells slowly, like medicines.
  19. To mix or season with drugs: to dose to excess.
  20. To prescribe drugs or medicines:- pr. p. dragging; pa. p. drugged'.
  21. Substance used in medicine; article not in demand.
  22. To administer drugs to; mix drugs with.
  23. To mix drugs with, or administer drugs to; stupefy; also, to take drugs.
  24. Any substance used medicianlly.
  25. An unsalable commodity.
  26. 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.
  27. To prescribe or administer drugs.
  28. To season or mix with drugs; to administer drugs to; to dose to excess with drugs; to stupefy or render insensible with drugs.
  29. Any medicinal substance; any article slow of sale, or not saleable.
  30. To dose to excess with medicine; to season or tincture with something offensive or injurious.
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Usage examples for drug

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 girls telephoned the Brunner garage from a drug store located directly across the street. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  6. Was she on some kind of drug that suppressed curiosity? – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  7. He is a clerk in the drug store in Mifflin and he was real pleasant. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  8. " Into the drug store yonder. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. Even the drug stores closed. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  10. Suddenly my weakness and sickness left me- so potent a drug is joy! – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. One after the other they're drug over the coals. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  14. These things Glenning told quietly and willingly to such as inquired after his patient as he left the drug store, giving instructions that the man be carried to his home as soon as possible. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  15. 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
  16. The drug store's just two blocks around the corner. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  17. The clerk searched the drug store. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  18. Presently Mr. Dinsmore came out with a prescription which he asked Harold to take to the nearest drug store. – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  19. How carried he the drug – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  20. Swimming in the glare of her eyes, I realized she had never thought for a moment that I had taken any drug – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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