Definitions for opiateˈoʊ pi ɪt, -ˌeɪt; ˈoʊ piˌeɪt

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  1. opiate(noun)

    a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative

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  1. opiate(Noun)

    A drug, hormone or other substance derived from or related to opium.

  2. opiate(Noun)

    Something that dulls the senses and induces a false and unrealistic sense of contentment.

  3. opiate(Verb)

    To treat with an opiate drug.

  4. opiate(Adjective)

    Relating to, resembling, or containing opium.

  5. opiate(Adjective)

    Soporific; inducing sleep or sedation.

  6. opiate(Adjective)

    Deadening; causing apathy or dullness.

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  1. Opiate

    In medicine, the term opiate describes any of the narcotic opioid alkaloids found as natural products in the opium poppy plant, Papaver somniferum.


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