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med·i·cate

 (mĕd′ĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. med·i·cat·ed, med·i·cat·ing, med·i·cates
1.
a. To administer a medicinal substance to (a patient).
b. To treat (a disease or condition) with medication.
2. To add a medicinal agent to (a substance): The lozenges are medicated with menthol.

[Latin medicāre, medicāt-, from medicus, doctor, from medērī, to heal; see med- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

med′i·ca′tive adj.

medicate

(ˈmɛdɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Medicine) to cover or impregnate (a wound, etc) with an ointment, cream, etc
2. (Medicine) to treat (a patient) with a medicine
3. (Medicine) to add a medication to (a bandage, shampoo, etc)
[C17: from Latin medicāre to heal]
ˈmedicative adj

med•i•cate

(ˈmɛd ɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to treat with medicine or medicaments.
2. to impregnate with a medicine: medicated cough drops.
[1615–25; < Latin medicātus medicated (past participle of medicāre), healed (past participle of medicārī). See medical, -ate1]

medicate


Past participle: medicated
Gerund: medicating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have medicated
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be medicating
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been medicating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been medicating
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Conditional
I would medicate
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.medicate - impregnate with a medicinal substance
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"
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
2.medicate - treat medicinally, treat with medicinemedicate - treat medicinally, treat with medicine
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"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
drug, dose - administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
salve - apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing

medicate

verb
To administer or add a drug to:
Informal: dope (up).
Translations

medicate

[ˈmedɪkeɪt] VT [+ patient] → medicar; [+ wound] → curar; [+ dressing, bandage] → impregnar (with de)

medicate

vt(medizinisch) behandeln

med·i·cate

vt. recetar, medicinar.

medicate

vt medicar; medicated shampoo..champú medicado
References in classic literature ?
So tired was she that her attention had actually wandered to the teeth--the teeth that had been thrust into the tree's bark to medicate it.