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Synonyms for medicine
ˈmɛd ə sɪn; esp. Brit. ˈmɛd sənmedicine

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  1. medicinenoun

    A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.

    prescription, regimen, elixir, course, program, pharmaceutical, drug

  2. medicinenoun

    A treatment or cure.

    regimen, course, pharmaceutical, drug, program, prescription, elixir

  3. medicinenoun

    The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.

    prescription, regimen, course, program, pharmaceutical, elixir, drug

  4. medicinenoun

    The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.

    regimen, prescription, elixir, drug, pharmaceutical, course, program

  5. medicinenoun

    Ritual Native American magic used (notably by a medicine man) to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.

    elixir, regimen, prescription, pharmaceutical, course, drug, program

  6. medicinenoun

    black magic, superstition.

    program, drug, elixir, prescription, course, regimen, pharmaceutical

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicine

    remedy, physic, antidote, therapeutics, salve, cure, corrective

    aggravation, poison, virus, bane

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicine, medical specialtynoun

    the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

    medicament, medication, music, medicinal drug, practice of medicine, medical specialty

  2. medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drugnoun

    (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

    medicament, medication, music, medicinal drug, practice of medicine, medical specialty

  3. medicine, practice of medicinenoun

    the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

    "he studied medicine at Harvard"

    medicament, medication, music, medicinal drug, practice of medicine, medical specialty

  4. music, medicineverb

    punishment for one's actions

    "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"

    practice of medicine, euphony, medical specialty, medicinal drug, medicament, music, medication

  5. medicate, medicineverb

    treat medicinally, treat with medicine


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  1. antitode

    it reverse the adverse effect solution to a problem

    the poison's can be unaffected witha antitode

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicinenoun

    drug, physic, medicament, remedy, NOSTRUM

  2. medicinenoun

    healing art

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. medicinenoun

    materia medica, medicament, remedy, restorative, corrective, specific, physic, antidote, tonic, panacea, nostrum

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How to use medicine in a sentence?

  1. Saeed Al-Ghafari:

    Treatment by bee stings has been more effective than treatment by regular medicine but you need to be patient.

  2. Paula Johnson:

    The entire field of sex and gender-based medicine is so underrecognized as an important lens through which to consider science, care and how we think about exposure to health risks, there’s a huge amount of work to do.

  3. Joel Weissman:

    Doctors understand (that) modern medicine can both help and harm people, especially at the end of life, and they understand its limits.

  4. Raffaele Petralla:

    They feel like they have a promise to change their lives, their economic position. But in reality, they didn't have access to medicine, they had money only for food.

  5. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    In too many cases antibiotics have stopped working. That means people are dying of simple infections or conditions like TB (tuberculosis), tetanus, sepsis, infections that should not mean a death sentence, if we do nothing about this there will be a cumulative hit to the world economy of $100 trillion and it is potentially the end of modern medicine as we know it.

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