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Definitions for overdose
ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊsover·dose

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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. overdosenoun

    An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.

    die of a heroin overdose

  2. overdoseverb

    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.

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  2. overdoes

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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

Examples of overdose in a Sentence

  1. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Listen, when you are on the road on your trip : Don't worry about dying from an overdose of satisfaction.

  2. Steve Miller:

    These funds are needed now more than ever as overdose rates hit record-highs, and we are confident that we can successfully appeal this decision and deliver desperately needed funds to the communities and individuals suffering in the midst of this crisis.

  3. Maureen Vogel:

    Too many people still believe the opioid crisis is abstract and will not impact them. Many still do not see it as a major threat to them or their family, these data show the gravity of the crisis. We have known for some time that opioid overdose is an everyday killer, and these odds illustrate that in a very jarring way.

  4. Lindsay LaSalle:

    Almost all of the increases in overdose deaths are attributed to illicitly manufactured fentanyl, not pharmaceutical fentanyl that has been misused or diverted. And we know that because the number of prescriptions for pharmaceutical fentanyl has remained relatively stable over the past decade, whereas seizures of illicitly manufactured fentanyl has skyrocketed, so it really is due to illicitly manufactured fentanyl that is entering the market and that is essentially being mixed with heroin so that Lindsay LaSalle have an adulterated product that people aren't aware of, so their risk of overdose increases substantially.

  5. Susan Sherman:

    We are at a pivotal moment in the overdose epidemic, and we need to embrace the full range of interventions that can save lives.

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