Synonyms of drug
1 medicationDictionary • The drug will treat those infected
medication • She stopped taking the prescribed medication.
medicine • herbal medicines
remedy • natural remedies to overcome winter infections
panacea • Western aid will not be a panacea for the country's problems.
elixir • a magical elixir of eternal youth
1 knock outDictionary • They drugged the guard dog.
dope (slang) • I'd been doped with Somnolin.
give drugs to
numb • For a while the shock of his letter numbed her.
deaden • He needs morphine to deaden the pain in his chest.
stupefy • The aim is to shock, upset, stupefy, or just plain scare them.
give narcotics to
2 dopeDictionary • He had drugged her drink.
lace (informal) • She laced his food with sleeping pills.
spike (informal) • drinks spiked with tranquillizers
add drugs to
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deadenIf something deadens a feeling or a sound, it makes it less strong or loud.
• He needs morphine to deaden the pain in his chest.
dope (slang)If someone dopes a person or animal or dopes their food, they put drugs into their food or force them to take drugs.
• I'd been doped with Somnolin.
doseIf you dose a person or animal with medicine, you give them an amount of it.
• I dosed myself with quinine.
Thesaurus for drug from the Collins English Thesaurus
any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons
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