Origin of medicate
OTHER WORDS FROM medicatede·med·i·cate, verb (used with object), de·med·i·cat·ed, de·med·i·cat·ing.o·ver·med·i·cate, verb (used with object), o·ver·med·i·cat·ed, o·ver·med·i·cat·ing.pre·med·i·cate, verb (used with object), pre·med·i·cat·ed, pre·med·i·cat·ing.un·med·i·cat·ed, adjective
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How to use medicate in a sentence
There are numerous reports of people being hospitalized because they self-medicated with ivermectin intended for livestock.False meme: Nobel laureate did not say ivermectin ‘cures’ covid-19|Glenn Kessler|September 8, 2021|Washington Post
I think that played a big part for him in self-medicating, trying to numb out the pain.
I was afraid I was going to be hospitalized, or medicated against my will, which had happened to my mother many times.I Avoided Facing My Mental Illness for Decades. The Pandemic Changed That|Jaquira Díaz|March 3, 2021|Time
He had also been self-medicating with different strains of marijuana.Man apparently experiencing paranoia is accused of killing his mother|Dan Morse|January 5, 2021|Washington Post
Stamets’s eureka moment happened when he remembered something that he had seen decades earlier—bees appearing to medicate themselves using fungi.The Fungal Evangelist Who Would Save the Bees - Issue 90: Something Green|Merlin Sheldrake|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
She freely admits that she was using both to self-medicate after she lost her insurance.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences|Emily Shire|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whenever soldiers come home, big pharma finds new ways to medicate them.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director|Marlow Stern|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A psychologist cannot write prescriptions and therefore could not try to medicate my problems away.
Rider said many combat veterans self-medicate their post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries with alcohol.Pendleton Marines’ Car Crash Raises Questions of Alcohol Abuse in Military|Jamie Reno|June 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Parents don't medicate kids because they are lazy parents and think the pills will rein in unruly kids.Dr. Harold Koplewicz: a New Poll That Trivializes ADHD Is Nonsense|Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And if you were physicians, you must not cram them, or medicate them to their hurt.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
When it is desired to medicate by putting fluids into the bowel we adopt the colon infusion.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
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.How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley
On the Continent a variety of substances are employed to medicate baths, which are seldom or never so used in this country.