Medicate meaning

mĕdĭ-kāt
To add a medicinal agent to (a substance).

The lozenges are medicated with menthol.

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To treat with medicine.
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To add a medicinal substance to; tincture or impregnate with medicine.
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To add a medicinal agent to.

The lozenges are medicated with menthol.

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To prescribe or administer medication.
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Origin of medicate

  • Latin medicāre medicāt- from medicus doctor from medērī to heal med- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin medicātus, past participle of medicō.

    From Wiktionary