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EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ dose

NounEdit

overdose (plural overdoses)

  1. An excessive and dangerous dose of a drug.
    die of a heroin overdose

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VerbEdit

overdose (third-person singular simple present overdoses, present participle overdosing, simple past and past participle overdosed)

  1. (intransitive) To dose excessively, to take an overdose.
    Be careful not to overdose on those pills.
    She overdosed on cocaine.
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) To indulge in something excessively.
    • 2018 April 10, Daniel Taylor, “Liverpool go through after Mohamed Salah stops Manchester City fightback”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      They still had Sergio Agüero to bring off the bench and the Etihad was overdosing on optimism. For the game to finish with an aggregate 5-1 score distorts the fact the occasion was full of drama and suspense until Salah’s goal conclusively changed the complexion of the evening.
  3. (transitive) To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.

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FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English overdose.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

overdose f (plural overdoses)

  1. (medicine) overdose

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ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English overdose.

NounEdit

overdose f (invariable)

  1. (medicine) overdose

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English overdose.

NounEdit

overdose m (definite singular overdosen, indefinite plural overdoser, definite plural overdosene)

  1. an overdose

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English overdose.

NounEdit

overdose m (definite singular overdosen, indefinite plural overdosar, definite plural overdosane)

  1. an overdose

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English overdose.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

overdose f (plural overdoses)

  1. overdose (excessive and dangerous dose of a drug)

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VerbEdit

overdose

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of overdosar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of overdosar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of overdosar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of overdosar