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medicate (MED i kayt") (verb), medicates; medicating; medicated
1. To treat a disease with pharmaceutical drugs or prescriptions: Rebecca was so sick that her doctor had to medicate her so she could be healthy again.

Doctor Nelson wants to medicate James, her patient, with a different prescription because he apparently has developed a strange allergy to the other drug.

2. To include healing substances for treatment of an unhealthy condition: One of the shampoos that Erla has was medicated with a therapeutic chemical to prevent dandruff from developing on her head.
3. To chemically infuse a curative fluid with ingredients that improve one's bodily injuries: After falling on the ice and hurting herself badly, Lynn’s mother had to medicate her pains and bruises with a special ointment from the drug store.
This entry is located in the following units: -ate (to do) (page 4) -cate (page 5) medico-, medic-, medi-, med- (page 2)
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medicate (MED i kayt")
To learn more about how to get well and feel better, go to this cate where the entries provide some information about medical treatments.
This entry is located in the following unit: cate family of verbs (page 4)