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synonyms for medicate

  • anesthetize
  • desensitize
  • sedate
  • benumb
  • blunt
  • deaden
  • dope
  • dose
  • fix
  • hit
  • narcotize
  • numb
  • poison
  • relax
  • stupefy
  • treat
  • analgize
  • dope up
  • dose up
  • knock out
  • opiate
  • physic
See also synonyms for: medicated / medicating

antonyms for medicate

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  • enliven
  • ignore
  • increase
  • neglect
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There are numerous reports of people being hospitalized because they self-medicated with ivermectin intended for livestock.
FALSE MEME: NOBEL LAUREATE DID NOT SAY IVERMECTIN ‘CURES’ COVID-19GLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I think that played a big part for him in self-medicating, trying to numb out the pain.
'DON'T GIVE UP HOPE.' A MOTHER ON THE PAIN OF LOSING HER SON TO OPIOIDS AND LEARNING TO FIND HER VOICEPAUL MOAKLEYMAY 7, 2021TIME
I was afraid I was going to be hospitalized, or medicated against my will, which had happened to my mother many times.
I AVOIDED FACING MY MENTAL ILLNESS FOR DECADES. THE PANDEMIC CHANGED THATJAQUIRA DÍAZMARCH 3, 2021TIME
He had also been self-medicating with different strains of marijuana.
MAN APPARENTLY EXPERIENCING PARANOIA IS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS MOTHERDAN MORSEJANUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stamets’s eureka moment happened when he remembered something that he had seen decades earlier—bees appearing to medicate themselves using fungi.
THE FUNGAL EVANGELIST WHO WOULD SAVE THE BEES - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMERLIN SHELDRAKESEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
And if you were physicians, you must not cram them, or medicate them to their hurt.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
When it is desired to medicate by putting fluids into the bowel we adopt the colon infusion.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
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.
HOW I FOUND LIVINGSTONEHENRY M. STANLEY
On the Continent a variety of substances are employed to medicate baths, which are seldom or never so used in this country.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
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