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==English==
 
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===Noun===
 
===Noun===
 
'''drug''' (''plural'': '''drugs''')
 
'''drug''' (''plural'': '''drugs''')
   
 
#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.
# A substance, often addictive, used to alter the level of consciousness
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# A substance, often addictive, which affects the [[central nervous system]].
   
 
====Translations====
 
====Translations====

Revision as of 13:34, 11 July 2005

English

Noun

drug (plural: 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, which affects the central nervous system.

Translations

Derived terms

Transitive verb

to drug (drugs, drugging, 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.

Note: This is considered incorrect. General past tense is "dragged".