from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.
- intransitive v. To take an overdose.
- transitive v. To administer too large a dose or too many doses to.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.
- v. To dose excessively, to take an overdose.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Too great a dose; an excessive dose.
- transitive v. To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dose excessively.
- n. An excessive dose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. dose too heavily
Sorry, no etymologies found.
A heroin overdose is precisely the “consequence” — and indeed the natural and easily foreseen consequence — of the action involved: using heroic recreationally.
The link in red with the title "overdose of vitamin A" is malformed.
At the very end we had a possible aspirin overdose but I really hope that came out well.
‘Robocop’ who targeted drug dealer died from heroin overdose | Mail Online
Your poison control center can help you figure out when an overdose is severe.
Prescription drug overdose is a problem not only with former WWE talent, but society as a whole according to the Centers for Disease Control, as it is the second leading cause of unintentional death (particularly among younger people) in the U.S.
Instead of using large doses of pharmacological agents to inhibit or suppress symptoms, very small and specially prepared doses of medicinal substances are individually prescribed to a person for their unique ability to cause in overdose the similar symptoms that the sick person is having.
Morbidity associated with theophylline overdose is usually caused by its severe effects on the cardiovascular and central nervous systems.
His death initially believed to be related to his heart condition was later confirmed as a drug overdose from a mixture of heroin and cocaine.
There was Jerry Felzberg, an ace tennis and chess player, dead of a heroin overdose shortly after we graduated from college.