Definitions for ODˈoʊˈdi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Odɒd(interj.)

or 'Od or Odd

  1. Archaic.a shortened form of “God” (used in oaths).

Origin of Od:

1590–1600

ODˈoʊˈdi(n.)(pl.)ODs or OD's

  1. (n.)an overdose of a drug, esp. a fatal one.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Pharmacology

  2. a person who has become seriously ill or has died from a drug overdose.

    Category: Pharmacology

  3. (v.i.)to take a drug overdose.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Pharmacology

  4. to die from a drug overdose.

    Category: Pharmacology

  5. to have or take too much of something.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of OD:

1955–60

od

  1. on demand.

  2. outside diameter.

  3. outside dimensions.

  4. overdraft.

  5. overdrawn.

O.D.

or OD

  1. Doctor of Optometry.

    Category: Titles, Associations, Organizations

  2. (in prescriptions) the right eye.

    Category: Pharmacology

  3. officer of the day.

    Category: Military

  4. (of a military uniform) olive drab.

  5. ordinary seaman.

    Category: Navy

  6. outside diameter.

  7. overdose.

    Category: Pharmacology

  8. overdraft.

  9. overdrawn.

Origin of O.D.:

< L oculus dexter

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Doctor of Optometry, OD(noun)

    a doctor's degree in optometry

  2. oculus dexter, OD(noun)

    the right eye

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. OD(verb)ˈoʊˈdi

    to overdose

    He OD'd on heroin.; to die of an OD

Wiktionary

  1. OD(Verb)

    To take an overdose of a drug, to overdose.

  2. Origin: An arbitrary coinage.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Od

    name given to a physical force recently surmised and believed to pervade all nature, and as manifesting itself chiefly in connection with mesmeric phenomena.


Translations for OD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

off(preposition)

away from; down from

It fell off the table; a mile off the coast; He cut about five centimetres off my hair.

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