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Does vs. Dose

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Doesnoun

plural of doe

Dosenoun

A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.

Does

The 3d pers. sing. pres. of Do.

Dosenoun

The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.

Dosenoun

Anything disagreeable that must be taken.

Dosenoun

A venereal infection.

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Doseverb

(transitive) To administer a dose to.

Doseverb

To prescribe a dose.

Dosenoun

The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time.

Dosenoun

A sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive.

Dosenoun

Anything unpleasant that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one; also used figuratively, as to give someone a dose of his own medicine, i. e. to retaliate in kind.

‘I am for curing the world by gentle alteratives, not by violent doses.’; ‘I dare undertake that as fulsome a dose as you give him, he shall readily take it down.’;

Dosenoun

a quantity of radiation which an object absorbs, or to which it is exposed.

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Doseverb

To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease; to form into suitable doses.

Doseverb

To give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need.

‘A self-opinioned physician, worse than his distemper, who shall dose, and bleed, and kill him, "secundum artem."’;

Doseverb

To give anything nauseous to.

Dosenoun

a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

Dosenoun

the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time

Dosenoun

street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

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Doseverb

treat with an agent; add (an agent) to;

‘The ray dosed the paint’;

Doseverb

administer a drug to;

‘They drugged the kidnapped tourist’;

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