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Definition of dose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//doʊs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dose
BrE BrE//dəʊs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//doʊs//
 
he / she / it doses
BrE BrE//ˈdəʊsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdoʊsɪz//
 
past simple dosed
BrE BrE//dəʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//doʊst//
 
past participle dosed
BrE BrE//dəʊst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//doʊst//
 
-ing form dosing
BrE BrE//ˈdəʊsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdoʊsɪŋ//
 
 
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dose somebody/yourself (up) (with something) to give somebody/yourself a medicine or drug She dosed herself up with vitamin pills. He was heavily dosed with painkillers. Word Origin late Middle English: from French, via late Latin from Greek dosis ‘gift’, from didonai ‘give’.
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