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dope

 (dōp)
n.
1. Informal
a. A narcotic, especially an addictive narcotic.
b. Narcotics considered as a group.
c. An illicit drug, especially marijuana.
2. A narcotic preparation used to stimulate a racehorse.
3. Informal A stupid person; a dolt.
4. Informal Factual information, especially of a private nature.
5. Chemistry An absorbent or adsorbent material used in certain manufacturing processes, such as the nitroglycerin used in making dynamite.
6. A type of lacquer formerly used to protect, waterproof, and tauten the cloth surfaces of airplane wings.
7. Chiefly Southern US A carbonated soft drink containing an extract of the kola nut and other flavorings.
8. Lower Northern US Syrup or sweet sauce poured on ice cream.
v. doped, dop·ing, dopes
v.tr.
1. Informal
a. To administer a narcotic to: was doped up for the operation.
b. To add a narcotic to: They doped his drink before robbing him.
c. To administer a performance-enhancing substance to (an athlete).
d. To subject (an athlete) to blood doping.
2. Electronics To treat (a semiconductor) with a dopant.
v.intr. Informal
1. To take narcotics or a performance-enhancing substance.
2. To engage in blood doping.
adj. Slang
Excellent; outstanding.
Phrasal Verb:
dope out Informal
1. To discover or plan: "I just had to dope out a way to get there without getting caught" (Leslie Edgerton).
2. To solve or decipher: dope out a puzzle.

[Dutch doop, sauce, from doopen, to dip.]

dop′er n.
Word History: The word dope originated in American English and is a borrowing of the Dutch word doop, "sauce." (New York City was once a Dutch colony, New Amsterdam, and many words originally distinctive to American English, like boss and cookie, were borrowed from Dutch colonists in the region.) Throughout the 1800s, dope meant "gravy," and in the North Midland United States, particularly Ohio, dope is still heard as the term for a topping for ice cream, such as chocolate syrup or fruit sauce. Also in the 1800s, the meaning of dope was extended to include various medicinal mixtures or syrups, including the syrups from which soda-fountain drinks like Coca-Cola were prepared. A continuation of this usage survives in the South, particularly in South Carolina, where dope refers to the carbonated soft drink that elsewhere in the United States is called cola. Dope was especially used of those medicinal preparations that produced a stupefying effect, and it even became a slang term for the dark, molasses-like form of opium that was smoked in opium dens. The common modern meanings of dope, "a narcotic substance" and "narcotics considered as a group," developed from this use of the word.

dope

(dəʊp)
n
1. (Textiles) any of a number of preparations made by dissolving cellulose derivatives in a volatile solvent, applied to fabric in order to improve strength, tautness, etc
2. (Chemical Engineering) an additive used to improve the properties of something, such as an antiknock compound added to petrol
3. a thick liquid, such as a lubricant, applied to a surface
4. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a combustible absorbent material, such as sawdust or wood pulp, used to hold the nitroglycerine in dynamite
5. (Recreational Drugs) slang
a. any illegal drug, usually cannabis
b. (as modifier): a dope fiend.
6. (Horse Racing) a drug administered to a racehorse or greyhound to affect its performance
7. (Gambling, except Cards) a drug administered to a racehorse or greyhound to affect its performance
8. informal a person considered to be stupid or slow-witted
9. (Journalism & Publishing) informal news or facts, esp confidential information
10. (Photography) informal US and Canadian a photographic developing solution
vb (tr)
11. (Electronics) electronics to add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties
12. (Textiles) to apply or add a dopant to
13. (Chemical Engineering) to apply or add a dopant to
14. (Photography) to apply or add a dopant to
15. (Recreational Drugs) to administer a drug to (oneself or another)
16. (Pharmacology) to administer a drug to (oneself or another)
17. (Recreational Drugs) (intr) to take dope
adj
slang chiefly US excellent
[C19: from Dutch doop sauce, from doopen to dip]

dope

(doʊp)

n., v. doped, dop•ing,
adj. n.
1. any thick liquid preparation or paste, used in preparing a surface.
2. a material used to absorb and hold a liquid, as in the manufacture of dynamite.
3.
a. any of various varnishlike products for coating a fabric, as of airplane wings, in order to strengthen it, make it waterproof, etc.
b. a similar product used to coat the fabric of a balloon to reduce gas leakage.
4. Slang.
a. any narcotic or narcoticlike drug taken to induce euphoria or satisfy addiction.
b. any illicit drug.
5. Slang. a narcotic preparation given surreptitiously to a horse to improve or retard its performance in a race.
6. Slang. information; news.
7. Informal. a stupid person.
8. Southeastern U.S. soda pop, esp. cola-flavored.
v.t.
9. Slang. to affect with dope or drugs.
10. to give dope to; treat with dope.
11. to add or treat (a pure semiconductor) with a dopant.
v.i.
12. Slang. to take drugs.
13. dope out, Slang. to figure out.
adj.
14. Slang. excellent; superb: That's a dope gold chain.
[1860–65, Amer.; < Dutch doop (dial.) sauce, derivative of dopen to dip1]

dope


Past participle: doped
Gerund: doping

Imperative
dope
dope
Present
I dope
you dope
he/she/it dopes
we dope
you dope
they dope
Preterite
I doped
you doped
he/she/it doped
we doped
you doped
they doped
Present Continuous
I am doping
you are doping
he/she/it is doping
we are doping
you are doping
they are doping
Present Perfect
I have doped
you have doped
he/she/it has doped
we have doped
you have doped
they have doped
Past Continuous
I was doping
you were doping
he/she/it was doping
we were doping
you were doping
they were doping
Past Perfect
I had doped
you had doped
he/she/it had doped
we had doped
you had doped
they had doped
Future
I will dope
you will dope
he/she/it will dope
we will dope
you will dope
they will dope
Future Perfect
I will have doped
you will have doped
he/she/it will have doped
we will have doped
you will have doped
they will have doped
Future Continuous
I will be doping
you will be doping
he/she/it will be doping
we will be doping
you will be doping
they will be doping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doping
you have been doping
he/she/it has been doping
we have been doping
you have been doping
they have been doping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doping
you will have been doping
he/she/it will have been doping
we will have been doping
you will have been doping
they will have been doping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doping
you had been doping
he/she/it had been doping
we had been doping
you had been doping
they had been doping
Conditional
I would dope
you would dope
he/she/it would dope
we would dope
you would dope
they would dope
Past Conditional
I would have doped
you would have doped
he/she/it would have doped
we would have doped
you would have doped
they would have doped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dope - street names for marijuanadope - street names for marijuana    
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
2.dope - an ignorant or foolish persondope - an ignorant or foolish person  
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
3.dope - carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
Coca Cola, Coke - Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
Pepsi, Pepsi Cola - Pepsi Cola is a trademarked cola
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
cola nut, kola nut - bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract
4.dope - slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?"
details, inside information - true confidential information; "after the trial he gave us the real details"
Verb1.dope - take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
do drugs, drug - use recreational drugs
2.dope - add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; "The resistors have been doped"
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.dope - give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
drug, dose - administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
soup - dope (a racehorse)

dope

noun
1. (Slang) drugs, narcotics, illegal drugs, opiates, recreational drugs, addictive drugs A man asked them if they wanted to buy some dope.
2. (Informal) idiot, fool, jerk (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), plank (Brit. slang), charlie (Brit. informal), berk (Brit. slang), prick (derogatory slang), wally (slang), prat (slang), plonker (slang), coot, geek (slang), twit (informal, chiefly Brit.), dunce, oaf, simpleton, dimwit (informal), dipstick (Brit. slang), dickhead (slang), gonzo (slang), schmuck (U.S. slang), dork (slang), nitwit (informal), dolt, blockhead, divvy (Brit. slang), pillock (Brit. slang), dweeb (U.S. slang), putz (U.S. slang), fathead (informal), eejit (Scot. & Irish), thicko (Brit. slang), dumb-ass (slang), gobshite (Irish taboo slang), numpty (Scot. informal), doofus (slang, chiefly U.S.), lamebrain (informal), fuckwit (taboo slang), dickwit (slang), nerd or nurd (slang), numbskull or numskull I don't feel I'm such a dope.
3. (Informal) information, facts, details, material, news, intelligence, gen (Brit. informal), info (informal), inside information, lowdown (informal) They had plenty of dope on him.
verb
1. drug, doctor, knock out, inject, sedate, stupefy, anaesthetize, narcotize I'd been doped with Somnolin.

dope

noun
1. Informal. A substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive:
2. Informal. One deficient in judgment and good sense:
Informal: gander, goose.
verb
Informal. To administer or add a drug to.Also used with up:
phrasal verb
dope out
1. Informal. To find a solution for:
Informal: figure out.
2. Informal. To form a strategy for:
Idiom: lay plans.
Translations
مُنَبِّه، مُخَدِّر، دَواءيُبَلِّعُ الفَرَس مُنَبِّها
dopovatdroga
dopenarkotikastoffer
doppingdoppingol
eiturlyf, dópgefa eiturlyf, dópa
添加する
apkvaitęsdopingasduoti dopingonarkotikas
dopingsdot/lietot narkotikasnarkotika
dopovať
uyuşturucuuyuşturucu vermek

dope

[dəʊp]
A. N
1. (= drugs) → drogas fpl; (= cannabis) → chocolate m, mota f (LAm) (Sport) → estimulante m
to do dope (esp US) → drogarse
2. (= information) → información f, informes mpl
to give sb the dopeinformar a algn
what's the dope on him?¿qué es lo que se sabe de él?
3. (= stupid person) → idiota mf, imbécil mf
you dope!¡bobo!
4. (= varnish) → barniz m
B. VT [+ horse, person] → drogar; [+ food, drink] → adulterar con drogas
C. CPD dope fiend Ndrogata mf
dope peddler dope pusher Ncamello m
dope sheet N (US) (Horse racing) → periódico m de carreras de caballos
dope test Nprueba f antidoping, control m antidoping
dope up VT + ADV to be doped up on or with Valiumir ciego a Valium

dope

[ˈdəʊp]
n
(= drug) → dope f
to smoke dope → fumer de la dope
(= information) → tuyaux mpl
the dope on sb/sth → des tuyaux sur qn/qch
(= person) → andouille f
vt [+ person, horse] → faire prendre de la dope à
to be doped with sth → être drogué à qchdope test n (SPORT)contrôle m antidopage

dope

n
no pl (inf: = drugs) → Rauschgift nt, → Stoff m (inf), → Drogen pl; (Sport) → Anregungs- or Aufputschmittel nt; to smoke dopeHaschisch rauchen; he failed a dope tester fiel bei der Dopingkontrolle auf
no pl (inf, = information) → Information(en) f(pl); to have dope on somebodyInformationen über jdn haben
(inf: = stupid person) → Esel m (inf), → Trottel m (inf)
(= varnish)Lack m
(for explosives) → Benzinzusatz (→ mittel nt) m
vt horse, persondopen; food, drinkpräparieren, ein Betäubungsmittel untermischen (+dat)

dope

:
dopehead
n (inf)Junkie m (inf)
dope peddler, dope pusher
nDrogenhändler(in) m(f), → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)

dope

[dəʊp]
1. n
a. (fam) (drugs) → roba (fam) (Sport) → droga
he takes dope → si droga
dope test → (controllo) anti-doping m inv
b. (fam) (information) → informazioni fpl
to give sb the dope (on sth) → fare una soffiata a qn (su qc)
c. (fam) (stupid person) → tonto/a
2. vt (horse, person, drink) → drogare

dope

(dəup) noun
any drug or drugs. He was accused of stealing dope from the chemist.
verb
to drug. They discovered that the racehorse had been doped.
ˈdopey adjective
made stupid (as if) by drugs. I was dopey from lack of sleep.

dope

n. narcótico;
___ addictdrogadicto-a;
___ fiendnarcómano-a;
v. dopar, estimar la potencia de la dosis de una droga.

dope

n (fam o vulg) narcóticos, drogas
References in classic literature ?
Here they brought him more "duffers and dope," with the addition of a bowl of soup.
I know the gang of cowards in your department so I'd advise you to give the dope to these here so that they can disinfect the premises when they go in.
Some live on hope and some on dope And some on alimony.
Inside Dope puts the issue of doping in sports into context: why it has become such a problem; the role of drug companies, big business, doctors and trainers; testing and the battle to stay ahead of the users; WADA as the world's watchdog; standards and the future of doping and sports.
An improved procedure is to dope the ICP during the processing step as was demonstrated with a suspension of poly (p-phenylenesulfide) [2].
Quarter- milers Mandeep Kaur and Jauna Murmu were part of the RTP when they were subjected to dope tests in 2011 at a training camp at the NIS, Patiala.
While the doctors haven't commented on the issue, the seven-time Tour de France winner issued a strong denial of involvement in doping or in any conspiracy to dope.
Trousers Plain Weave Polvester and Viscose Dope Dyed Khaki, NCC (Army Wing) 1965 pattern (For Boys)
The BCCI has not given NADA the authority to conduct dope testing which itself is against the WADA code.
The players- Shahid Afridi, Muhammad Yousuf, Shoaib Akhtar and Umar Akmal-submitted their urine samples for the dope tests in London, the Daily Times reports.
The executive committee of the Indian Weightlifting Federation ( IWLF) stepped down en- masse almost a year ago in the wake of dope flunks of Indian lifters at international meets in the same year.
The Commonwealth Games was a great opportunity for the country to get World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accreditation for National Dope Testing Laboratory (NTDL), Delhi in August 2008.