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

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicinenoun

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

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

  2. medicinenoun

    A treatment or cure.

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

  3. medicinenoun

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

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

  4. medicinenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    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.

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

  6. medicinenoun

    black magic, superstition.

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicine

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

    Antonyms:
    aggravation, poison, virus, bane

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. medicine, medical specialtynoun

    the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

  5. medicate, medicineverb

    treat medicinally, treat with medicine

    Synonyms:
    medicate

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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

    Synonyms:
    drug, physic, medicament, remedy, NOSTRUM

  2. medicinenoun

    Synonyms:
    healing art

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. medicinenoun

    Synonyms:
    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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