- 1an amount of a medicine or a drug that is taken once, or regularly over a period of time a high/low/lethal dose Repeat the dose after 12 hours if necessary. Take a single dose at bedtime to help you sleep. I always take my daily dose of vitamin C.
- 2(informal) an amount of something A dose of flu kept me off work. Workers at the nuclear plant were exposed to high doses of radiation. I can cope with her in small doses (= for short amounts of time). Idioms
the same bad treatment that you have given to others Let the bully have a taste of his own medicine.
a taste/dose of your own medicinejump to other results