Whenever soldiers come home, big pharma finds new ways to medicate them.
A psychologist cannot write prescriptions and therefore could not try to medicate my problems away.
On the Continent a variety of substances are employed to medicate baths, which are seldom or never so used in this country.
And if you were physicians, you must not cram them, or medicate them to their hurt.
When it is desired to medicate by putting fluids into the bowel we adopt the colon infusion.
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.
"to treat medicinally," 1620s, a back-formation from medication, or else from Late Latin medicatus, past participle of medicare. Related: Medicated; medicating. The earlier verb in English was simply medicin (late 14c.).
medicate med·i·cate (měd'ĭ-kāt')
v. med·i·cat·ed, med·i·cat·ing, med·i·cates
To treat by medicine.
To tincture or permeate with a medicinal substance.