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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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  1. does over

  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. 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.

  2. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call:

    This is a drug that kills indiscriminately, addiction itself is a disease that changes the chemistry of the brain, and it changes it irreparably. … So now, we may be facing not only overdose deaths — what we're doing is we're creating a mental health and substance abuse problem in a generation that will have to be fought hard for the entire lifetime of that individual and the entire lifetime of a generation, so allowing the circumstances to make it so much easier for this to occur is tragic.

  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. Mike Barnes:

    There are some people like Carly who can actually stop all the opioids they're on, and it's safer; you can't die from cannabis, but many people in this country die every year from an opioid overdose.

  5. Kenneth Kochanek:

    We have the increase in United States. We have six of the 10 leading causes of death showing decreases, the overdose report showing a decrease in drug overdose deaths and infant mortality going down also.

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