overdose

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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Verb[edit]

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. (intransitive, figuratively) To indulge in something excessively.
    • 2018 April 10, Daniel Taylor, “Liverpool go through after Mohamed Salah stops Manchester City fightback”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      They still had Sergio Agüero to bring off the bench and the Etihad was overdosing on optimism. For the game to finish with an aggregate 5-1 score distorts the fact the occasion was full of drama and suspense until Salah’s goal conclusively changed the complexion of the evening.
  3. (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]

Borrowed from English overdose.

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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]

Borrowed from English overdose.

Noun[edit]

overdose f (invariable)

  1. (medicine) overdose

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English overdose.

Noun[edit]

overdose m (definite singular overdosen, indefinite plural overdoser, definite plural overdosene)

  1. an overdose

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English overdose.

Noun[edit]

overdose m (definite singular overdosen, indefinite plural overdosar, definite plural overdosane)

  1. an overdose

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English overdose.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

overdose f (plural overdoses)

  1. overdose (excessive and dangerous dose of a drug)

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overdose

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of overdosar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of overdosar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of overdosar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of overdosar