OD

[oh-dee]
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noun, plural ODs or OD's.
  1. an overdose of a drug, especially a fatal one.
  2. a person who has taken an overdose of a drug, especially one who has become seriously ill or has died from such an overdose.
verb (used without object), OD'd or ODed or OD'ed, OD'ing or OD·ing.
  1. to take an overdose of a drug.
  2. to die from an an overdose of a drug.
  3. to have or experience an excessive amount or degree of something.

Origin of OD

First recorded in 1955–60
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Contemporary Examples of oded

  • Annie (Piper Perabo) and Eyal (Oded Fehr) get cozy in an elevator shaft.

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    August 23, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for oded

Od

'Od or Odd

noun
  1. euphemistic (used in mild oaths) an archaic word for God

OD

1
noun
  1. an overdose of a drug
verb OD's, OD'ing or OD'd
  1. (intr) to take an overdose of a drug

Word Origin for OD

C20: from o (ver) d (ose)

OD

2
abbreviation for
  1. Officer of the Day
  2. Old Dutch
  3. ordnance datum
  4. outside diameter
  5. Also: o.d. military olive drab
  6. Also: O/D banking
    1. on demand
    2. overdraft
    3. overdrawn

od

odyl or odyle (ˈɒdɪl)

noun
  1. archaic a hypothetical force formerly thought to be responsible for many natural phenomena, such as magnetism, light, and hypnotism
Derived Formsodic, adjective

Word Origin for od

C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788–1869), German scientist
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oded in Medicine

OD

abbr.
  1. Doctor of Optometry
  2. oculus dexter (right eye)
  3. overdose
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