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drug

 (drŭg)
n.
1.
a. A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
b. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
2. A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction.
3. Obsolete A chemical or dye.
tr.v. drugged, drug·ging, drugs
1.
a. To administer a drug to, especially to treat pain or induce anesthesia.
b. To give a drug to, especially surreptitiously, in order to induce stupor.
2. To poison or mix (food or drink) with a drug.

[Middle English drogge, from Old French drogue, drug, perhaps from Middle Dutch droge (vate), dry (cases), pl. of drog, dry.]

drug

(drʌɡ)
n
1. (Pharmacology) any synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural chemical substance used in the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of disease, or for other medical reasons.
2. (Recreational Drugs) a chemical substance, esp a narcotic, taken for the pleasant effects it produces
3. (Commerce) drug on the market a commodity available in excess of the demands of the market
vb (tr) , drugs, drugging or drugged
4. (Cookery) to mix a drug with (food, drink, etc)
5. (Pharmacology) to administer a drug to
6. (Pharmacology) to stupefy or poison with or as if with a drug
[C14: from Old French drogue, probably of Germanic origin]
ˈdruggy adj

drug1

(drʌg)

n., v. drugged, drug•ging. n.
1. a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or to otherwise enhance physical or mental well-being.
2. (in federal law)
a. any substance listed in any of the recognized pharmacopoeias.
b. any substance intended for use in the treatment or prevention of disease.
c. any nonfood substance intended to affect any function of the body.
d. any component of such a drug.
3. a habit-forming medicinal or illicit substance, esp. a narcotic.
4. drugs, chemical substances prepared and sold as pharmaceutical items either by prescription or over the counter.
5. Obs. any ingredient used in chemistry, pharmacy, dyeing, or the like.
v.t.
6. to administer a medicinal drug to.
7. to stupefy or poison with a drug.
8. to mix (food or drink) with a drug, esp. a stupefying, narcotic or poisonous drug.
Idioms:
drug on the market, a commodity that is overabundant or not in demand in the market.
[1300–50; Middle English drogges (pl.) < Middle French drogue]

drug2

(drʌg)

v. Nonstandard.
a pt. and pp. of drag.

drug

(drŭg)
Any substance that is taken or administered to cause physiological changes, especially one prescribed by a doctor to treat or prevent a medical condition. Drugs that affect the central nervous system are often addictive.

drug


Past participle: drugged
Gerund: drugging

Imperative
drug
drug
Present
I drug
you drug
he/she/it drugs
we drug
you drug
they drug
Preterite
I drugged
you drugged
he/she/it drugged
we drugged
you drugged
they drugged
Present Continuous
I am drugging
you are drugging
he/she/it is drugging
we are drugging
you are drugging
they are drugging
Present Perfect
I have drugged
you have drugged
he/she/it has drugged
we have drugged
you have drugged
they have drugged
Past Continuous
I was drugging
you were drugging
he/she/it was drugging
we were drugging
you were drugging
they were drugging
Past Perfect
I had drugged
you had drugged
he/she/it had drugged
we had drugged
you had drugged
they had drugged
Future
I will drug
you will drug
he/she/it will drug
we will drug
you will drug
they will drug
Future Perfect
I will have drugged
you will have drugged
he/she/it will have drugged
we will have drugged
you will have drugged
they will have drugged
Future Continuous
I will be drugging
you will be drugging
he/she/it will be drugging
we will be drugging
you will be drugging
they will be drugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drugging
you have been drugging
he/she/it has been drugging
we have been drugging
you have been drugging
they have been drugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drugging
you will have been drugging
he/she/it will have been drugging
we will have been drugging
you will have been drugging
they will have been drugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drugging
you had been drugging
he/she/it had been drugging
we had been drugging
you had been drugging
they had been drugging
Conditional
I would drug
you would drug
he/she/it would drug
we would drug
you would drug
they would drug
Past Conditional
I would have drugged
you would have drugged
he/she/it would have drugged
we would have drugged
you would have drugged
they would have drugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcoticdrug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
aborticide, abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug - a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
agonist - (biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction
anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
antagonist - a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
antisyphilitic - a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis
anti-TNF compound - a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints
botanical - a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
brand-name drug, proprietary drug - a drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent (can be produced and sold only by the company holding the patent)
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
dilator - a drug that causes dilation
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
Feosol - trade name of a drug rich in iron; used to treat some kinds of anemia
Fergon - trade name of a drug rich in iron; used to treat some types of anemia
fertility drug - a drug used to increase a woman's fertility
generic drug - when the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees; "generic drugs are usually cheaper than brand-name drugs"
intoxicant - a drug that can produce a state of intoxication
levallorphan, Lorfan - drug (trade name Lorfan) that is related to morphine but that counteracts the respiratory depression produced by morphine poisoning but without affecting its analgesic effects
magic bullet - a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease; "there is no magic bullet against cancer"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
miotic, miotic drug, myotic, myotic drug - a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
mydriatic, mydriatic drug - a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
pentoxifylline, Trental - a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet
pharmacopoeia - a collection or stock of drugs
consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
psychotropic agent - a chemical substance that can influence human consciousness
relaxant - a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
hypnotic, soporific - a drug that induces sleep
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
appetite suppressant, suppressant - a drug that suppresses appetite
synergist - a drug that augments the activity of another drug
anti-impotence drug, virility drug - drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
drop - a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
active transport - transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient; requires an expenditure of energy
anaphylaxis - hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
arsenical - a pesticide or drug containing arsenic
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
potentiate - increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon); "potentiate the drug"
injectable - (used of drugs) capable of being injected
uninjectable - (used of drugs) not capable of being injected
Verb1.drug - administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
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"
anaesthetise, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anesthetize, put under, put out - administer an anesthetic drug to; "The patient must be anesthetized before the operation"; "anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth"
medicine, medicate - treat medicinally, treat with medicine
dope up, dope - give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
o.d., overdose - dose too heavily; "The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"
narcotise, narcotize - administer narcotics to
poison - administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"
2.drug - use recreational drugs
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
inject - take by injection; "inject heroin"
take a hit, snort - inhale through the nose
free-base, base - use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
drop - take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
dope - take drugs to improve one's athletic performance

drug

noun
1. medication, medicine, remedy, panacea, elixir, physic, medicament The drug will treat those infected
2. dope (slang), narcotic (slang), stimulant, illegal drug, opiate, recreational drug, addictive drug, hallucinogen, gear (slang), shit the problem of drug abuse
verb
1. knock out, dope (slang), give drugs to, numb, deaden, stupefy, anaesthetize, render unconscious, give narcotics to They drugged the guard dog.
2. dope, lace (informal), spike (informal), tamper with, adulterate, add drugs to He had drugged her drink.
Related words
combining form pharmaco-
Quotations
"Sex and drugs and rock and roll" [Ian Dury song title]
"opiate: an unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]
"And though she's not really ill,"
"There's a little yellow pill;"
"She goes running for the shelter"
"Of mother's little helper" [Mick Jagger Mother's Little Helper]
"Turn on, tune in and drop out" [Timothy Leary The Politics of Ecstasy]

Drugs

Drugs  acetanilide or acetanilid, acriflavine, allopurinol, aloin, alum or potash alum, amitriptyline, amphetamine, (trademark) Benzedrine, or (slang) speed, ampicillin, amyl nitrite or (slang) popper, Amytal (trademark), Antabuse (trademark), antipyrine, apomorphine, araroba or Goa powder, Argyrol (trademark), arsphenamine, aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid, atropine or atropin, azathioprine, azedarach, bacitracin, barbitone or (U.S.) barbital, barbiturate, belladonna, Benadryl (trademark), benzocaine, benzodiazepine, berberine, bhang or bang, bitter aloes, bromal, bupivacaine, caffeine, calomel, cannabis, cantharides, carbamazepine, carbimazole, cascara sagrada, chlorambucil, chloramphenicol, chlordiazepoxide, chloroquine, chlorothiazide, chlorpromazine, chlorpropamide, chlortetracycline, chlorthalidone, chrysarobin, cinchona, cinchonine, cocaine, cocain, or (slang) coke or Charlie, codeine, contrayerva, cortisone, co-trimoxazole, curare or curari, cyclopropane, cyclosporin-A, dapsone, DET or diethyltryptamine, dextroamphetamine, digitalis, dimenhydrinate or (trademark) Dramamine, disulfiram, DMT or dimethyltryptamine, ephedrin or ephedrine, fentanyl, ganja, gemfibrozil, hashish or charas, hemlock, hemp, heroin or diamorphine, hydrocortisone or cortisol, hyoscyamine, ibuprofen, imipramine, indomethacin, ipecac or ipecacuanha, ivermectin, kaolin or kaoline, ketamine, laudanum, Librium (trademark), LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide, or (slang) acid, marijuana or marihuana, mecamylamine, mepacrine, quinacrine (U.S.), Atebrin (trademark), or (U.S. trademark) Atabrine, meperidine or meperidene hydrochloride, merbromin, mercaptopurine, mescaline or mescalin, methadone or methadon, methamphetamine, methotrexate, methyldopa, Mogadon (trademark), morphine or morphia, neomycin, nepenthe, nicotine, nitrazepam, nitrous oxide, dinitrogen oxide, or laughing gas, Novocaine (trademark) or procaine hydrochloride, nux vomica, opium, Paludrine (trademark), paracetamol, paraldehyde, paregoric, PCP (trademark), phencyclidine, or (informal) angel dust, penicillin, pentamidine, pentaquine, pentazocine, pentobarbitone sodium, sodium pentabarbital (U.S.), or (trademark) Nembutal, pentylenetetrazol, phenacaine, phenacetin or acetophenetidin, phenformin, phenobarbitone, phenolphthalein, phenothiazine, phenylbutazone, phenytoin, poppy, prednisolene, prednisone, primaquine, promethazine, propranolol, psilocybin, quercetin or quercitin, quinidine, quinine, reserpine, rhatany or krameria, rifampicin or (U.S.) rifampin, safflower or false saffron, salicin or salicine, saloop, salts, sanguinaria, santonin, scammony, scopolamine or hyoscine, scopoline, Seidlitz powder, Seidlitz powders ,or Rochelle powder, senna leaf, senna pods, squill, STP, stramonium, streptomycin, sulphadiazine, sulphadimidine or (U.S.) sulfamethazine, sulpha drug, sulphanilamide, sulphathiozole, sulphisoxazole, temazepam, terebene, Terramycin (trademark), tetracycline, thalidomide, thiopentone sodium, thiopental sodium, or (trademark) Sodium Pentothal, thiouracil, tricyclic, turpeth, valerian, Valium (trademark) or diazepam, verapamil, vinblastine, vinca alkaloid, vincristine, witch hazel or wych hazel, wormseed, yohimbine, zidovudine or (trademark) Retrovir
Types of drug  abirritant, abortifacient, ACE inhibitor, adjuvant, agrypnotic, alexipharmic, alkylating agent, alterative, anaesthetic or (U.S.) anesthetic, analeptic, analgesic, anaphrodisiac, anodyne, antagonist, antibiotic, anticholinergic, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, antidote, antiemetic, antifebrile, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, antimalarial, antimetabolite, antimycotic, antiperiodic, antiphlogistic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antitussive, anxiolytic, aphrodisiac, astringent, ataractic or ataraxic, attenuant, beta-blocker, bronchodilator, calcium antagonist or blocker, calmative, cardiac, carminative, cathartic, cholagogue, cimetedine, cisplatin, clomiphene, colestipol, contraceptive, convulsant, cytotoxin, decongestant, demulcent, depressant, depressomotor, diaphoretic, diuretic, ecbolic, emetic, emmenagogue, errhine, euphoriant, excitant, expectorant, expellant or expellent, febrifuge, general anaesthetic or (U.S.) general anesthetic, haemagogue or (U.S.) hemagogue or hemagog, haemostatic or (U.S.) hemostatic, hallucinogen, hepatic, hypnotic, immunosuppressive, inotropic, laxative, lenitive, local anaesthetic or (U.S.) local anesthetic, masticatory, miticide, narcotic, nervine, neuroleptic, NSAID or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, opiate, oxytocic, painkiller, palliative, pectoral, preventive, prophylactic, psychedelic or psychodelic, psychoactive, psychotomimetic, pulmonic (rare), purgative, radio mimetic, recreational, relaxant, resolvent, restorative, revulsive, roborant, sedative, sialagogue or sialogogue, soporific, sorbefacient, spermicide or (less commonly) spermatocide, steroid, stimulant, stupefacient, styptic, suppurative, sympatholytic, sympathomimetic, synergist, taeniacide or (U.S.) teniacide, taeniafuge or (U.S.) teniafuge, tetanic, tonic, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, or (U.S.) tranquilizer, tumefacient, vasoconstrictor, vasodilator, vasoinhibitor, vermifuge, anthelminthic, anthelmintic, or helminthic, vesicant or vesicatory, vomit, vulnerary
General drug terms  absorption, addiction, addictive, adiaphorous, ana, antimonial, aromatic, arsenical, autacoid, bacterin, bioassay, bioavailability, biological, blockade, botanical, chalybeate, chemoprophylaxis, cohobate, confection, contraindicate, control group, decoction, dependency, designer drug, dosage, dose, electuary, elixir, embrocation, emulsion, endermic, ethical, excipient, exhaust, external, extract, fluidextract, galenical, glycoside, hard, hypersensitive, hypodermic, hypodermic needle, hypodermic syringe, idiosyncrasy, incompatible, inhalant, intermediate-acting, intoxicating, lethal dose or LD, linctus, liquor, local, long-acting, magistral, mass, median lethal dose or mean lethal dose, medication, menstruum, mercurial, mind-expanding, minimum lethal dose or MLD, mixture, normal, officinal (obsolete), oleoresin, oral, overdose, over-the-counter, parenteral, pessary, placebo, positive, potentiate, prescription, proprietary, reaction, reactor, remedy, route, sensitivity, sensitize or sensitise, short-acting, side effect, signature (U.S.), soft, spansule, specific, spirit, suppository, tincture, succedaneum, synergism or synergy, tachyphylaxis, tolerant, topical, trituration, unit, unofficial, vehicle, venipuncture or venepuncture, vinegar, wafer, wine, withdrawal
Drug abuse terms  acid, acidhead, angel dust, blow, blow someone's mind, bombed, bong, bring down, bummer, burned, bust, buzz, Charlie, chillum, coke, cold turkey, comedown, connection, cook up, cop, crack, crackhead, crank up, dealer, do, dope, downer, drop, dry out, ecstasy or E, fix, freebase, gear, get off, get through (U.S.), glue-sniffing, gone, goof, goofball (U.S.), grass, habit, hash, head, high, hit, hooked, hop (obsolete), hophead (chiefly U.S.), hop up (dated), hype, hyped up, jack up, jag, jellies, joint, joypop, junk, junkie, kick, kif, knockout drops, line, lit up, loaded (chiefly U.S. & Canad.), magic mushroom, mainline, make it, Man (U.S.), Mickey Finn, mind-expanding, monkey (U.S. & Canad.), nail, narc (U.S.), nod out, number, OD or overdose, opium den, pep pill, pop, popper, pot, pothead, pusher, reefer, roach, score, shooting gallery, shoot up, skin-pop, skin up, smack, smackhead, smashed, smoke, snort, snowball, solvent abuse, space cadet, spaced out or spaced, speed, speedball, speedfreak, spliff, stash, step on, stoned, strung out, stuff, swacked, switch on, tab, toke, toot, trip, turn on, upper, user, wasted, weight, withdrawal, withdrawal symptoms, wrap, wrecked, zonked

drug

noun
1. A substance used in the treatment of disease:
2. A substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive:
Informal: dope.
verb
To administer or add a drug to:
Informal: dope (up).
Translations
دَواءمُخَدِّرمُخْدِّرمخدرمخدرات
drogalékomámit
lægemiddelmedikamentnarkotikabedøve
دارو
huumatahuumausainehuumelääke
drogadrogiratilijek
gyógyszerkábítószerkábítószert ad be
eiturlyfgefa lyflyf
麻薬
마약
apsvaiginti narkotikaisnarkomanas
dot/lietot narkotikasnarkotikazāles
droganarkotikumomámiť
mamilonarkomanomamitiprekupčevalec z mamilizasvojenec
drogläkemedel
ยา
ilaçilâçilâçla uyutmakuyuşturucu
thuốc

drug

[drʌ>g]
A. N (Med) → medicamento m, fármaco m; (= addictive substance) → droga f; (= illegal substance) → droga f, narcótico m
to take drugsdrogarse
he's on drugsse droga
hard/soft drugsdrogas fpl duras/blandas
to be a drug on the marketser invendible
B. VT [+ person] → drogar; [+ wine etc] → echar una droga en
to be in a drugged sleepdormir bajo los efectos de una droga
to drug o.sdrogarse
C. CPD drug abuse Ntoxicomanía f
drug abuser Ntoxicómano/a m/f
drug addict Ndrogadicto/a m/f
drug addiction Ndrogadicción f, toxicomanía f
drug baron Ncapo m
drug check Nprueba f de la droga, control m antidoping
drug dealer Ntraficante mf de drogas
drug dependency Ndrogodependencia f
drug habit Nadicción f (a las drogas)
drug peddler, drug pusher Ntraficante mf de drogas, camello mf
drug raid (US) Nredada f antidroga
drug ring (US) Nred f de narcotráfico
drug runner, drug smuggler Nnarcotraficante mf
drug squad Nbrigada f antidrogas, brigada f de estupefacientes
drugs raid Nredada f antidroga
drugs ring Nred f de narcotráfico
drug taker N = drug user drug traffic Nnarcotráfico m, tráfico m de drogas
drug trafficker Ntraficante mf de drogas, narcotraficante mf
drug trafficking Nnarcotráfico m, tráfico m de drogas
drug user Nconsumidor(a) m/f de drogas, drogadicto/a m/f

drug

[ˈdrʌg]
n
(= medicine) → médicament m
They need food and drugs → Ils ont besoin de nourriture et de médicaments.
to be on drugs [patient] → être sous médication
(= narcotic) → drogue f
to take drugs → se droguer
to be on drugs → se droguer
He's on drugs → Il se drogue. hard drug, soft drug
modif
(= narcotic) [cartel, baron, culture, crime, offences, problem, smuggler] → de drogue, de la drogue drug abuse, drug abuser, drug addict, drug addiction, drug czar, drug dealer, drug habit, drug peddler, drugs ring, drug smuggler, drugs squad, drugs test, drug-taker, drug-taking, drug trafficker, drug trafficking, drug user
(MEDICINE) [industry, therapy, manufacturer] → pharmaceutique
vtdroguer drug companydrug abuse nusage m de stupéfiantsdrug abuser ntoxicomane mfdrug addict ntoxicomane mf
She's a drug addict → C'est une toxicomane.drug addiction ntoxicomanie fdrug company ncompagnie f de produits pharmaceutiquesdrug czar nresponsable mf de la lutte contre la droguedrug dealer nrevendeur/euse m/f de droguedrug habit n
to have a drug habit → se droguerdrug-induced [ˌdrʌgɪnˈdjuːst] adj [behaviour, hallucination] (caused by narcotics)provoqué(e) par des drogues; (caused by medicine)provoqué(e) par des médicamentsdrug offence ninfraction f à la loi sur les stupéfiants
They were arrested for drug offences → Ils ont été arrêtés pour infractions à la loi sur les stupéfiants.drug peddler drug pusher nrevendeur/euse m/f de drogue, dealer mdrug smuggler ntrafiquant(e) m/f de droguedrugs ring nréseau m de trafiquants de droguedrugs squad nbrigade f antidroguedrugs test drug test ncontrôle m antidopage

drug

n
(Med, Pharm) → Medikament nt, → Arzneimittel nt; (inducing unconsciousness) → Betäubungsmittel nt; (Sport) → Dopingmittel nt; he’s on drugs (Med) → er muss Medikamente nehmen; to put somebody on drugsjdm Medikamente verordnen
(= addictive substance)Droge f, → Rauschgift nt; to be on drugsdrogen- or rauschgiftsüchtig sein; to take drugsDrogen or Rauschgift nehmen; to get off the drugvon den Drogen loskommen ? hard drug, soft j
(Comm, = unsaleable goods) a drug on the market (old)eine unverkäufliche Ware; (in shop) → ein Ladenhüter m
vt
(Med) patientMedikamente geben (+dat); (= render unconscious) person, animalbetäuben; to drug oneself up to the eyeballs on tranquillizers (Brit inf) → sich mit Beruhigungsmitteln vollpumpen (inf)
to drug something (food, drink)ein Betäubungsmittel in etw (acc)mischen

drug

:
drug abuse
nDrogenmissbrauch m; drug preventionDrogenprävention f
drug abuser
n to be a drugDrogenmissbrauch mbetreiben
drug addict
nDrogen- or Rauschgiftsüchtige(r), Drogen- or Rauschgiftabhängige(r) mf
drug addiction
drug baron
nDrogenbaron m
drug company
nPharmaunternehmen nt
drug culture
nDrogenkultur f
drug dealer
nDrogenhändler(in) m(f), → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)
drug dependency

drug

:
drug industry
n (Pharm) → Arzneimittelindustrie f
drug pusher
nDealer(in) m(f) (inf)
drug runner
nDrogenschmuggler(in) m(f)
drug squad
nRauschgiftdezernat nt, → Drogenfahndung f; drug officerDrogenfahnder(in) m(f)

drug

:
drugstore
n (US) → Drugstore m
drug taker
n to be a drugDrogen or Rauschgift nehmen
drug taking
nEinnehmen ntvon Drogen or Rauschgift
drug test
n (Sport) → Dopingkontrolle f
drug traffic, drug trafficking
nDrogenhandel m
drug trafficker
nDrogenschieber(in) m(f)
drug treatment
drug user
nDrogenbenutzer(in) m(f)

drug

[drʌg]
1. n (Med) → medicina, medicinale m, farmaco; (addictive substance) → droga, stupefacente m
he's on drugs → si droga (Med) → è in cura
2. adjdi droga
drug dealer → spacciatore/trice di droga
drug runner → trafficante m/f di droga
drug running = drug traffic
drug traffic → traffico di droga
3. vt (person, wine, food) → drogare
to be in a drugged sleep → dormire sotto l'effetto di narcotici

drug

(drag) noun
1. any substance used in medicine. She has been prescribed a new drug for her stomach-pains.
2. a substance, sometimes one used in medicine, taken by some people to achieve a certain effect, eg great happiness or excitement. I think she takes drugs; He behaves as though he is on drugs.
verbpast tense, past participle drugged
to make to lose consciousness by giving a drug. She drugged him and tied him up.
ˈdruggist noun
(American) a person who sells medicines etc; a chemist; a pharmacist.
ˈdrug-ˌaddict noun
a person who has formed the habit of taking drugs.
ˈdrugstore noun
(American) a shop which sells various articles (eg cosmetics, newpapers and soft drinks) as well as medicines.

drug

مُخْدِّر lék lægemiddel Medikament φάρμακο droga, medicamento lääke médicament lijek farmaco geneesmiddel medikament lekarstwo droga медикамент läkemedel ยา ilaç thuốc

drug

n. droga, medicamento, narcótico, barbitúrico;
___ abuseuso excesivo de una ___ por adicción;
___ addictnarcómano-a, drogadicto-a;
___ -induced abnormalityanomalía causada por el uso de ___ -s;
___ interactionsinteracciones de medicamentos;
___ resistance, microbialresistencia microbiana a las ___ -s;
long acting ______ de acción prolongada.

drug

n droga, medicamento; antiepileptic — antiepiléptico; designer — droga de diseño; disease-modifying anti-rheumatic — (DMARD) fármaco antirreumático modificador de la enfermedad (FARME); — holiday descanso del medicamento; hard — droga dura; nonsteroidal antiinflammatory — (NSAID) antiinflamatorio no esteroideo (AINE); orphan — medicamento huérfano; prescription — medicamento recetado, medicina recetada, medicamento de venta con receta médica; soft — droga blanda; vt (pret & pp drugged; ger drugging) drogar
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Sylvester West's Drug Store was still open and he went in and bought a cigar.
I did not know all the men who were sitting about, but I recognized a furniture salesman from Kansas City, a drug man, and Willy O'Reilly, who travelled for a jewellery house and sold musical instruments.
The Ratignolles lived at no great distance from Edna's home, on the corner of a side street, where Monsieur Ratignolle owned and conducted a drug store which enjoyed a steady and prosperous trade.
What with the ship's surgeon and this other doctor, our only danger will be from drug or pill; more by token, as there is a lot of apothecary's stuff aboard, which I traded for with a Spanish vessel.
Clare, "suppose that something should bring down the price of cotton once and forever, and make the whole slave property a drug in the market, don't you think we should soon have another version of the Scripture doctrine?
They carry you out, just as they carry a sun-struck man to the drug store, and put you on, and help get you to rights, and fix your feet in the stirrups; and all the while you do feel so strange and stuffy and like somebody else -- like somebody that has been mar- ried on a sudden, or struck by lightning, or something like that, and hasn't quite fetched around yet, and is sort of numb, and can't just get his bearings.
But for that beneficent drug, would have not one of those men slept a moment during that fearful night.
They took Boggs to a little drug store, the crowd pressing around just the same, and the whole town following, and I rushed and got a good place at the window, where I was close to him and could see in.
Well,' I says, 'just stay by him till I turn out and hunt up a drug store, and I reckon I'll fetch something that'll make them di'monds tired of the company they're keeping.
While disease had thus become an inhabitant of Lowood, and death its frequent visitor; while there was gloom and fear within its walls; while its rooms and passages steamed with hospital smells, the drug and the pastille striving vainly to overcome the effluvia of mortality, that bright May shone unclouded over the bold hills and beautiful woodland out of doors.
They gave it to me and I took of a drug that I knew and rubbed it on the tongue of the child.
The physician went to his house and made a polo club, the handle of which he hollowed out, and put in it the drug he wished to use.