Definition of Drugs. Meaning of Drugs. Synonyms of Drugs

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Definition of Drugs

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 Drugs from wikipedia

- Traditionally drugs were obtained through extraction from medicinal plants, but more recently also by organic synthesis. Pharmaceutical drugs may be used...
- drugs Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, the United Kingdom act under which substances defined as drugs are listed and controlled Performance-enhancing drug Pharmaceutical...
- public attention as the term "war on drugs". However, two years prior to this, Nixon had formally declared a "war on drugs" that would be directed toward eradication...
- 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...
- harm, use of some drugs may also lead to criminal penalties, although these vary widely depending on the local jurisdiction. Drugs most often ****ociated...
- stopping the flow of illegal drugs into this country and the internal sale and use of illegal drugs. By fighting a war on drugs the government has increased...
- 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...
- most antibiotics, antiviral drugs do not destroy their target pathogen; instead they inhibit their development. Antiviral drugs are one cl**** of antimicrobials...
- management. Drugs are cl****ified in multiple ways. One of the key divisions is by level of control, which distinguishes prescription drugs (those that...
- physical harm. More harmful drugs are called "hard drugs", and less harmful drugs are called "soft drugs". The term "soft drug" is considered controversial...
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