dose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdəʊs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/doʊs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dōs)


Inflections of 'dose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
doses
v 3rd person singular
dosing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
dosed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
dosed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

dose

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [heavy, medium, high, low] dose (of)
  2. a dose of [medicine, cough syrup, pills, tablets, medication]
  3. a [5]-mg dose
  4. a dose of [5] mg
  5. your daily dose of [vitamin C, reality TV]
  6. a dose of [reality, bad luck, fortune]
  7. [exceeded, surpassed] the daily dose (of)
  8. had their dose of fun
  9. I like [it, him, children], but only in small doses!
  10. [have, get] your dose of [sex, humor]
  11. detect doses of radioactivity
  12. a heavy dose of [humor, comedy, wit, irony]
v
  1. dosed [her, the patient]
  2. dosed her with [aspirin, antibiotics, sedatives]
  3. was dosed with [aspirin]
  4. dose yourself with [vitamins, proteins, supplements]
  5. dosed [nightly, daily, 3 times a day]
  6. dosed to [reduce, alleviate, improve, boost, make]
  7. the [petrol, whiskey] is dosed with [lead, water]
  8. dose the [bread, water] with [chemicals, acid]
n as adj
  1. the dose [level, amount, rate]
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