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4 letters words from 'dose'

DOES 5DOSE 5
ODES 5 

3 letters words from 'dose'

DOE 4DOS 4
DSO 4EDS 4
ODE 4ODS 4
OES 3OSE 3
SED 4SOD 4

2 letters words from 'dose'

DE 3DO 3
ED 3ES 2
OD 3OE 2
OS 2SO 2

All 4 letters words made out of dose

dose odse dsoe sdoe osde sode does odes deos edos oeds eods dseo sdeo deso edso sedo esdo osed soed oesd eosd seod esod

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Definitions and meaning of dose

dose

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Middle French dose, from Late Latin dosis, from Ancient Greek δόσις (dósis, a portion prescribed, literally a giving), used by Galen and other Greek physicians to mean an amount of medicine, from δίδωμι (dídōmi, to give). Doublet of doos.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dəʊs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /doʊs/
  • Rhymes: -əʊs

Noun

dose (plural doses)

  1. A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  2. The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.
  3. (figuratively, dated) Anything disagreeable that must be taken.
  4. (figuratively, dated) A good measure or lengthy experience of something.
  5. A venereal infection.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 382:
      It would be very expensive to cure a dose here, as well as unbelievably painful.
Related terms
  • dosage
Translations

Verb

dose (third-person singular simple present doses, present participle dosing, simple past and past participle dosed)

  1. (transitive) To administer a dose to.
  2. To prescribe a dose.
  3. To transmit a venereal disease.
    • 1977, The White Buffalo, Wild Bill Hickok:
      Sometime back, one of your scarlet sisters dosed me proper.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

dose (plural doses)

  1. Archaic form of doze.
    • 1839, Benjamin Abbott, Experience and Gospel Labors of the Rev. Benjamin Abbott
      Just at the dawning of the day, I fell into a dose more like sleep than any I had during the whole night, in which I dreamed that I saw a river as clear as crystal []

Verb

dose (third-person singular simple present doses, present participle dosing, simple past and past participle dosed)

  1. Archaic form of doze.

Anagrams

  • Does, SOED, deos, deso, does, odes

Afrikaans

Noun

dose

  1. plural of doos

Cebuano

Etymology

From Spanish doce, from Old Spanish doze, dodze, from Latin duodecim.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: do‧se

Numeral

dose

  1. twelve

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:dose.


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doz/

Etymology 1

From Latin dosis, from Ancient Greek δόσις (dósis). Doublet of dot.

Noun

dose f (plural doses)

  1. proportion
  2. dose

Derived terms

  • dose de cheval
  • en avoir sa dose
Related terms
  • doser
Descendants
  • Turkish: doz

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

dose

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of doser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of doser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of doser
  5. second-person singular imperative of doser

Further reading

  • “dose” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Noun

dose f (plural dosi)

  1. dose
  2. quantity, amount, measure
  3. deal (great-good) (gran dose-buona dose)

Derived terms

  • dosare

Anagrams

  • sedo, sedò, sode

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek δόσις (dósis)

Noun

dose m (definite singular dosen, indefinite plural doser, definite plural dosene)

  1. a dose, dosage

References

  • “dose” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “dose_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek δόσις (dósis)

Noun

dose m (definite singular dosen, indefinite plural dosar, definite plural dosane)

  1. a dose, dosage

References

  • “dose” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

dose

  1. locative singular of dosa
  2. accusative plural of dosa

Portuguese

Noun

dose f (plural doses)

  1. dose (measured portion of medicine)
  2. (Portugal) portion (of a meal / food)
    Synonym: porção
  3. (informal) fix (a single dose of an addictive drug)

Further reading

  • “dose” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish doce

Numeral

dose

  1. twelve
    Synonym: labindalawa

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to give a measure of medicine to.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)