overdose[ō′vər dōs′; for v. ō′vər dōs′, ō′vər dōs′]
overdose definition by Webster's New World
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too large a dose
- to take too large an amount of a narcotic, hallucinogen, etc.: often with on
- Informal to experience too much of something: often with on
overdose definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.verb o·ver·dosed, o·ver·dos·ing, o·ver·dos·es verb, intransitive
To take an overdose.verb, transitive
To administer too large a dose or too many doses to.
overdose - Medical Definition
An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.