What does overdose mean?

Definitions for overdoseˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overdose.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overdose, o.d.(verb)

    dose too heavily

    "The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"

Wiktionary

  1. overdose(Noun)

    An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.

    die of a heroin overdose

  2. overdose(Verb)

    To dose excessively, to take an overdose.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overdose

    ō-vėr-dōs′, v.t. to dose overmuch.—n. an excessive dose.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Overdose

    An accidental or deliberate dose of a medication or street drug that is in excess of what is normally used.

Anagrams for overdose »

  1. does over

  2. overdoes

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rachel Levine:

    A heroin overdose at a high school is an extremely alarming event, it’s very unusual.

  2. Barbara Carreno:

    It takes very little for someone to overdose on it, to cause the level of respiratory depression that would cause you to die.

  3. Gerald Christensen:

    We've always said the case actually is an involuntary manslaughter (case) -- that it was an accidental overdose and a subsequent panic and a failure to call 911, i think she has tremendous amount of relief that this ordeal is closing.

  4. Leana Wen:

    There are people in suburban and rural areas who are dying of overdose, unfortunately, it’s taken this level of people dying to get us to where we are, but I do think a sea of change is occurring, and we are seeing how overdose kills.

  5. Danine Fruge:

    Your body has built-in mechanisms that don't allow it to overdose from food, but that doesn't exist for supplements. Too much magnesium via supplement can put your heart into an arrhythmia and that can even be fatal, particularly for people with issues like diabetes.

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