Definitions for PILLpɪl
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something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
pill, lozenge, tablet, tab(noun)
a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
a unpleasant or tiresome person
something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured
"his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take"
pill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulant(noun)
a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception
the peel or skin
to be peeled; to peel off in flakes
to deprive of hair; to make bald
to peel; to make by removing the skin
to rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder
a medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round mass, to be swallowed whole
figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must be accepted or endured
Origin: [F. pilute, L. pilula a pill, little ball, dim. of L. pila a ball. Cf. Piles.]
Pill is a village in North Somerset. It is situated on the southern bank of the Avon. Pill is adjacent to the village of Easton-in-Gordano. Opposite Pill is the Bristol suburb of Shirehampton. "Pill", in Anglo-Saxon, means a "creek" or "inlet" off a river or channel or a small harbour, often tidal and occasionally used as a dock.
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Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is a poison pill in reverse.
It's a really hard pill to swallow.
It's like red pill, blue pill from 'The Matrix,'.
It’s 10 times stronger than any pill I ever took.
Privatization is a bitter pill but it is a pill that will cure.
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Translations for PILL
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- حبة دواءArabic
- píndolaCatalan, Valencian
- tableta, pilulkaCzech
- tablet, pilleDanish
- Tablette, PilleGerman
- δισκίο, το χάπι, χάπιGreek
- píldora, pastilla, comprimido, píldora anticonceptiva, pastilla anticonceptiva, tabletaSpanish
- pilleri, hitunen, ottaa, pyörittää, nukata, tabletti, rahtuFinnish
- tablett, p-bolli, bolliFaroese
- boulocher, pilule, pilule contraceptiveFrench
- pasticca, pillola, compressa, pastigliaItalian
- ტაბლეტი, აბიGeorgian
- контрацептивна пилул, таблета, апче, пилулаMacedonian
- bebiikominagakOjibwe, Ojibwa
- tabletka, pigułkaPolish
- pílula, comprimidoPortuguese
- таблетка, пилюляRussian
- p-piller, piller, tablettSwedish
- hap, tabletTurkish
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