Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dose

4 senses of dose

Sense 1
dose, dosage -- (a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time)
       => medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug -- ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)

Sense 2
dose, dosage -- (the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time)
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 3
venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STD -- (a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact)
       => contagious disease, contagion -- (any disease easily transmitted by contact)

Sense 4
acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, pane, superman, window pane, Zen -- (street name for lysergic acid diethylamide)
       => lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD -- (a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dose

2 senses of dose

Sense 1
dose -- (treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; "The ray dosed the paint")
       => process, treat -- (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill")

Sense 2
drug, dose -- (administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist")
       => medicate, medicine -- (treat medicinally, treat with medicine)

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