Definitions for Dosedoʊs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dosedoʊs(n.; v.)dosed, dos•ing.

  1. (n.)a quantity of medicine prescribed to be taken at one time.

    Category: Pharmacology

  2. an intense and often disagreeable experience:

    a dose of bad luck.

  3. an amount of sugar solution added in the production of sparkling wine.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  4. the amount of radiation to which something has been exposed or the amount that has been absorbed by a given mass of material, esp. living tissue.

    Category: Physics

  5. Slang. a case of gonorrhea.

    Category: Status (usage)

  6. (v.t.)to give a dose of medicine to.

    Category: Pharmacology

  7. to administer in doses.

  8. to add sugar to (wine) during production.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  9. (v.i.)to take a dose of medicine.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of dose:

1590–1600; earlier dos < LL dosis < Gk dósis act of giving, dose =(di)dó(nai) to give +-sis-sis


Princeton's WordNet

  1. dose, dosage(noun)

    a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

  2. dose, dosage(noun)

    the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time

  3. venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STD(noun)

    a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

  4. acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen(verb)

    street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

  5. dose(verb)

    treat with an agent; add (an agent) to

    "The ray dosed the paint"

  6. drug, dose(verb)

    administer a drug to

    "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. dose(noun)ʊs

    the permitted amount of medicine

    a high dose of chemotherapy

  2. doseʊs

    a period during which you experience sth

    Give your class a daily dose of music.


  1. dose(Noun)

    A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.

  2. dose(Noun)

    The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.

  3. dose(Noun)

    A venereal infection.

  4. dose(Verb)

    to administer a dose

  5. dose(Verb)

    to prescribe a dose

  6. Origin: From dose, from dosis, from δόσις, used by Galen and other Greek physicians to mean an amount of medicine, from δίδωμι.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dose(noun)

    the quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time

  2. Dose(noun)

    a sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive

  3. Dose(noun)

    anything nauseous that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one

  4. Dose(noun)

    to proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease; to form into suitable doses

  5. Dose(noun)

    to give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need

  6. Dose(noun)

    to give anything nauseous to


  1. Dose

    Dose is the second studio album released by Gov't Mule. It was produced, recorded and mixed by Michael Barbiero and is a much darker record than Gov't Mule's self titled debut album. The songs "Thelonius Beck" and "Birth of the Mule" were tributes to jazz musicians Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, respectively.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Dose' in Nouns Frequency: #1665

Anagrams of Dose

  1. does, odes, SOED

  2. Odes

  3. SOED

Translations for Dose

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the quantity of medicine etc to be taken at one time

It's time you had a dose of your medicine.

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