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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEDICATE

And if you were physicians, you must not cram them, or medicate them to their hurt.

On the Continent a variety of substances are employed to medicate baths, which are seldom or never so used in this country.

When it is desired to medicate by putting fluids into the bowel we adopt the colon infusion.

Mabruk Saleem I left in charge of a native doctor, who was to medicate him for a gift of cloth which I gave him in advance.

WORD ORIGIN

"to treat medicinally," 1620s, a back-formation from medication, or else from Late Latin medicatus, past participle of medicare. Related: Medicated; medicating. The earlier verb in English was simply medicin (late 14c.).

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