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Definitions of dose:

part of speech: noun

The quantity of a drug or other remedy to be taken or applied all at one time or in fractional amounts within a given period. In homeopathy, the dilution or attenuation of the remedy, and the number of times the remedy is to be given.

Usage examples for dose:

  • Dose one tablespoonful at night. "One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed", C. A. Bogardus
  • The sergeant put his helmet on the table, walked to a sideboard where a tray and decanter stood, and poured himself out a stiff dose of whisky without invitation. "The Man Who Knew", Edgar Wallace
  • Ah, he'll have to have a stronger dose "Will of the Mill", George Manville Fenn

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