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DOSE, n. [Gr., that which is give; to give.]

1. The quantity of medicine give or prescribed to be taken at one time.

2. Any thing given to be swallowed; any thing nauseous, that one is obliged to take.

3. A quantity; a portion.

4. As much as a man can swallow.

DOSE, v.t.

1. To proportion a medicine properly to the patient or disease; to form into suitable doses.

2. To give in doses; to give medicine or physic.

3. To give any thing nauseous.



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DOSE, n. [Gr., that which is give; to give.]

1. The quantity of medicine give or prescribed to be taken at one time.

2. Any thing given to be swallowed; any thing nauseous, that one is obliged to take.

3. A quantity; a portion.

4. As much as a man can swallow.

DOSE, v.t.

1. To proportion a medicine properly to the patient or disease; to form into suitable doses.

2. To give in doses; to give medicine or physic.

3. To give any thing nauseous.

DOSE, n. [Fr. dose; It. dosa; Gr. δοσις, that which is given, from διδωμι, to give; W. dodi, to give.]

  1. The quantity of medicine given or prescribed to be taken at one time. – Quincy.
  2. Any thing given to be swallowed; any thing nauseous, that one is obliged to take. – South.
  3. A quantity; a portion. – Granville.
  4. As much as a man can swallow. – Johnson.

DOSE, v.t. [Fr. doser.]

  1. To proportion a medicine properly to the patient or disease; to form into suitable doses. – Derham.
  2. To give in doses; to give medicine or physic.
  3. To give any thing nauseous.

Dose
  1. The quantity of medicine given, or prescribed to be taken, at one time.
  2. To proportion properly (a medicine), with reference to the patient or the disease] to form into suitable doses.
  3. A sufficient quantity; a portion; as much as one can take, or as falls to one to receive.
  4. To give doses to; to medicine or physic to; to give potions to, constantly and without need.

    A self-opinioned physician, worse than his distemper, who shall dose, and bleed, and kill him, "secundum artem." South

  5. Anything nauseous that one is obliged to take; a disagreeable portion thrust upon one.

    I am for curing the world by gentle alteratives, not by violent doses. W. Irving.

    I dare undertake that as fulsome a dose as you give him, he shall readily take it down. South.

  6. To give anything nauseous to.
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Dose

DOSE, noun [Gr., that which is give; to give.]

1. The quantity of medicine give or prescribed to be taken at one time.

2. Any thing given to be swallowed; any thing nauseous, that one is obliged to take.

3. A quantity; a portion.

4. As much as a man can swallow.

DOSE, verb transitive

1. To proportion a medicine properly to the patient or disease; to form into suitable doses.

2. To give in doses; to give medicine or physic.

3. To give any thing nauseous.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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