overdose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From over- +‎ dose

Noun[edit]

overdose (plural overdoses)

  1. An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.
    die of a heroin overdose

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overdose (third-person singular simple present overdoses, present participle overdosing, simple past and past participle overdosed)

  1. (intransitive) To dose excessively, to take an overdose.
    Be careful not to overdose on those pills.
    She overdosed on cocaine.
  2. (transitive) To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fr

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English

Noun[edit]

overdose f (plural overdoses)

  1. (medicine) overdose

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Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Noun[edit]

overdose f (invariable)

  1. (medicine) overdose

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