Definition of Drug. Meaning of Drug. Synonyms of Drug

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Definition of Drug

Drug
Drug Drug, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drugged; p. pr. & vb. n. Drugging.] [Cf. F. droguer.] To prescribe or administer drugs or medicines. --B. Jonson.
Drug
Drug Drug, v. t. 1. To affect or season with drugs or ingredients; esp., to stupefy by a narcotic drug. Also Fig. The laboring masses . . . [were] drugged into brutish good humor by a vast system of public spectacles. --C. Kingsley. Drug thy memories, lest thou learn it. --Tennyson. 2. To tincture with something offensive or injurious. Drugged as oft, With hatefullest disrelish writhed their jaws. --Milton. 3. To dose to excess with, or as with, drugs. With pleasure drugged, he almost longed for woe. --Byron.
Drug
Drug Drug, v. i. [See 1st Drudge.] To drudge; to toil laboriously. [Obs.] ``To drugge and draw.' --Chaucer.
Drug
Drug Drug, n. A drudge (?). --Shak. (Timon iv. 3, 253).
Drug
Drug Drug, n. [F. drogue, prob. fr. D. droog; akin to E. dry; thus orig., dry substance, hers, plants, or wares. See Dry.] 1. Any animal, vegetable, or mineral substance used in the composition of medicines; any stuff used in dyeing or in chemical operations. Whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs. --Milton. 2. Any commodity that lies on hand, or is not salable; an article of slow sale, or in no demand. ``But sermons are mere drugs.' --Fielding. And virtue shall a drug become. --Dryden.

Meaning of Drug from wikipedia

- A drug is any substance that causes a change in an organism's physiology or psychology when consumed. Drugs are typically distinguished from food and...
- (Spanish pronunciation: [maɾiˈxwana]) among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used primarily for medical and recreational purposes...
- The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global, black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject...
- The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible...
- Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is use of a drug in amounts or by methods which are harmful to the individual or others. It is a form of substance-related...
- medicine, pharmaceutical drug, medicinal drug or simply drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease. Drug therapy (pharmacotherapy)...
- Osco Drug and Sav-on Drugs were the names of a pair of chain pharmacies that operated in the United States. Osco Drug was founded by the Skaggs family...
- A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic drug is a chemical substance that changes nervous system function and results in alterations...
- The war on drugs is a global campaign, led by the U.S. federal government, of drug prohibition, military aid, and military intervention, with the aim...
- Psychedelics are a subset of hallucinogenic drugs whose primary effect is to trigger non-ordinary states of consciousness (known as psychedelic experiences...
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