dose too heavily
"The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"
An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.
die of a heroin overdose
To dose excessively, to take an overdose.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-dōs′, v.t. to dose overmuch.—n. an excessive dose.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An accidental or deliberate dose of a medication or street drug that is in excess of what is normally used.
The numerical value of overdose in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overdose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A heroin overdose at a high school is an extremely alarming event, it’s very unusual.
Officers were informed that the individual acting erratically was doing so on an alleged LSD overdose.
It takes very little for someone to overdose on it, to cause the level of respiratory depression that would cause you to die.
Once the tox screen came back, [doctors] said they'd never seen this before in a child so small, like an overdose so to speak of marijuana.
I was as skeptical as anyone else ... and we've shown a decrease in overdose, HIV transmission decreased and safer practices became the norm.
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