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

2 senses of medicate

Sense 1
medicate -- (impregnate with a medicinal substance)
       => impregnate, saturate -- (infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")

Sense 2
medicate, medicine -- (treat medicinally, treat with medicine)
       => treat, care for -- (provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics")

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