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#Substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose.
 
#Substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose.
#Addictive substance used to alter the level of consciousness
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# A substance, often addictive, used to alter the level of consciousness
   
 
====Translations====
 
====Translations====
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*Spanish: [[medicamento]] ''m'' (1), [[droga]] ''f'' (2)
 
*Spanish: [[medicamento]] ''m'' (1), [[droga]] ''f'' (2)
 
*Swedish: [[medicin]] (1), [[drog]] (2)
 
*Swedish: [[medicin]] (1), [[drog]] (2)
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===Transitive verb===
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'''to drug''' '''drugged'''
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# To administer intoxicating drugs to, generally without the recipient's knowledge or consent.
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#: ''She suddenly felt strange, and only then realized she'd been drugged.''
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# To add intoxicating drugs to with the intention of drugging someone.
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#: ''She suddenly felt strange. She realized her drink must have been drugged.''
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===Past tense===
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'''drug'''
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# (''some dialects'') Past participle of [[drag]].
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#: ''You look like someone drug you behind a horse for half a mile.''

Revision as of 03:07, 29 August 2004

English

Noun

drug (drugs)

  1. Substance used to treat an illness, relieve a symptom or modify a chemical process in the body for a specific purpose.
  2. A substance, often addictive, used to alter the level of consciousness

Translations

Transitive verb

to drug drugged

  1. To administer intoxicating drugs to, generally without the recipient's knowledge or consent.
    She suddenly felt strange, and only then realized she'd been drugged.
  2. To add intoxicating drugs to with the intention of drugging someone.
    She suddenly felt strange. She realized her drink must have been drugged.

Past tense

drug

  1. (some dialects) Past participle of drag.
    You look like someone drug you behind a horse for half a mile.