verb (used with object), med·i·cat·ed, med·i·cat·ing.
Origin of medicate
Related formsde·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
Examples from the Web for medicate
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.
On the Continent a variety of substances are employed to medicate baths, which are seldom or never so used in this country.
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