Definitions for drugdrʌg
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
drugdrʌg(n.; v.)drugged, drug•ging.
(n.)a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or to otherwise enhance physical or mental well-being.
(in federal law) any substance listed in any of the recognized pharmacopoeias. any substance intended for use in the treatment or prevention of disease. any nonfood substance intended to affect any function of the body. any component of such a drug.
a habit-forming medicinal or illicit substance, esp. a narcotic.
drugs, chemical substances prepared and sold as pharmaceutical items either by prescription or over the counter.
Obs. any ingredient used in chemistry, pharmacy, dyeing, or the like.
(v.t.)to administer a medicinal drug to.
to stupefy or poison with a drug.
to mix (food or drink) with a drug, esp. a stupefying, narcotic or poisonous drug.
Idioms for drug:
drug on the market,a commodity that is overabundant or not in demand in the market.
Origin of drug:
1300–50; ME drogges (pl.) < MF drogue
Category: Common Vocabulary, Dialect
Ref: a pt. and pp. of drag .
a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
administer a drug to
"They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
drug, do drugs(verb)
use recreational drugs
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an illegal substance people put into their bodies to get high
to take drugs; The suspect was on drugs.
a medicine for treating illness
research on drugs for cancer; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
to give sb a drug without their consent to make them unconscious or sleepy
They drugged and kidnapped her.
to drudge; to toil laboriously
a drudge (?)
any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations
any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an article of slow sale, or in no demand
to prescribe or administer drugs or medicines
to affect or season with drugs or ingredients; esp., to stupefy by a narcotic drug. Also Fig
to tincture with something offensive or injurious
to dose to excess with, or as with, drugs
Translations for drug
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
any substance used in medicine
She has been prescribed a new drug for her stomach-pains.
- drogaPortuguese (BR)
- das MedikamentGerman
- lægemiddel; medikamentDanish
- औषध, दवाHindi
- lijek, opojno sredstvoCroatian
- legemiddel, medikamentNorwegian
- ادويه ، دواPersian
- دارو او درملPashto
- medicin, läkemedelSwedish
- 藥物Chinese (Trad.)
- ліки, медикаментUkrainian
- دوا کی طرح استعمال کی جانے والی شےUrdu
- 药，药物Chinese (Simp.)
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