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dose

[ dohs ]
/ doʊs /
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noun
verb (used with object), dosed, dos·ing.
verb (used without object), dosed, dos·ing.
to take a dose of medicine.
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Origin of dose

First recorded in 1590–1600; French , from Late Latin dosis, from Greek dósis “a giving, gift,” derivative of didónai “to give”

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British Dictionary definitions for dose

dose
/ (dəʊs) /

noun
verb (tr)

Derived forms of dose

doser, noun

Word Origin for dose

C15: from French, from Late Latin dosis, from Greek: a giving, from didonai to give
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