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overdose

o·ver·dose

overdose

 
pronunciation:
o vr dos
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition: too high a dose, as of medicine or drugs.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overdosed, overdoses, overdosing
definition: to give an excessively high dose to.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to take an excessively high dose of an illegal or dangerous drug, usu. leading to death.
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