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o·ver·dose

 (ō′vər-dōs′)
n.
An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.
v. (ō′vər-dōs′) o·ver·dosed, o·ver·dos·ing, o·ver·dos·es
v.intr.
To take an overdose.
v.tr.
To administer too large a dose or too many doses to.
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overdose

n
(esp of drugs) an excessive dose
vb
(Medicine) to take an excessive dose or give an excessive dose to
ˌoverˈdosage n
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o•ver•dose

(n. ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs; v. ˈoʊ vərˌdoʊs, ˌoʊ vərˈdoʊs)

n., v. -dosed, -dos•ing. n.
1. an excessive dose of a drug.
v.i.
2. to take an excessive dose, esp. of a narcotic.
v.t.
3. to give an excessive dose to.
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overdose


Past participle: overdosed
Gerund: overdosing

Imperative
overdose
overdose
Present
I overdose
you overdose
he/she/it overdoses
we overdose
you overdose
they overdose
Preterite
I overdosed
you overdosed
he/she/it overdosed
we overdosed
you overdosed
they overdosed
Present Continuous
I am overdosing
you are overdosing
he/she/it is overdosing
we are overdosing
you are overdosing
they are overdosing
Present Perfect
I have overdosed
you have overdosed
he/she/it has overdosed
we have overdosed
you have overdosed
they have overdosed
Past Continuous
I was overdosing
you were overdosing
he/she/it was overdosing
we were overdosing
you were overdosing
they were overdosing
Past Perfect
I had overdosed
you had overdosed
he/she/it had overdosed
we had overdosed
you had overdosed
they had overdosed
Future
I will overdose
you will overdose
he/she/it will overdose
we will overdose
you will overdose
they will overdose
Future Perfect
I will have overdosed
you will have overdosed
he/she/it will have overdosed
we will have overdosed
you will have overdosed
they will have overdosed
Future Continuous
I will be overdosing
you will be overdosing
he/she/it will be overdosing
we will be overdosing
you will be overdosing
they will be overdosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overdosing
you have been overdosing
he/she/it has been overdosing
we have been overdosing
you have been overdosing
they have been overdosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overdosing
you will have been overdosing
he/she/it will have been overdosing
we will have been overdosing
you will have been overdosing
they will have been overdosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overdosing
you had been overdosing
he/she/it had been overdosing
we had been overdosing
you had been overdosing
they had been overdosing
Conditional
I would overdose
you would overdose
he/she/it would overdose
we would overdose
you would overdose
they would overdose
Past Conditional
I would have overdosed
you would have overdosed
he/she/it would have overdosed
we would have overdosed
you would have overdosed
they would have overdosed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overdose - dose too heavilyoverdose - dose too heavily; "The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room"
drug, dose - administer a drug to; "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"
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Translations
جُرْعَةٌ زَائِدَةٌجُرْعَه مُفْرَطَه
předávkování
overdosis
yliannostus
predoziranje
túladagoltúladagolás
of stór skammtur
過量服用
과다 복용
per didelė dozė
pārāk liela deva
predávkovanie
överdos
ปริมาณยาที่มากเกินไป
aşırı dozyüksek dozda
việc sử dụng quá liều

overdose

[ˈəʊvədəʊs] N
A. Nsobredosis f inv
B. VItomar una sobredosis (on de) she overdosed on the chocolatecomió demasiado chocolate
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overdose

[ˈəʊvərdəʊs]
n [drug] → surdose f, overdose f
to take an overdose → faire une overdose
[ˌəʊvərˈdəʊs] vifaire une overdose
to overdose on sth → faire une overdose de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overdose

[ˈəʊvəˌdəʊs] noverdose f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overdose

(ˈəuvədous) noun
too great an amount (of medicine). an overdose of sleeping-pills.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

overdose

جُرْعَةٌ زَائِدَةٌ předávkování overdosis Überdosis υπερβολική δόση sobredosis yliannostus surdose predoziranje overdose 過量服用 과다 복용 overdosis overdose przedawkowanie overdose передозировка överdos ปริมาณยาที่มากเกินไป yüksek dozda việc sử dụng quá liều 用药过量
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

overdose

n. dosis excesiva; dosis tóxica; sobredosis.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

overdose

n sobredosis f, dosis excesiva
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