Definitions for overdoseˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊs

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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.

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rachel Levine:

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

  2. Southaven Police Chief Tom Long:

    Officers were informed that the individual acting erratically was doing so on an alleged LSD overdose.

  3. 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.

  4. Julio Montaner:

    I was as skeptical as anyone else ... and we've shown a decrease in overdose, HIV transmission decreased and safer practices became the norm.

  5. 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.


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