- a hypothetical force formerly held to pervade all nature and to manifest itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc.
Origin of od
- an overdose of a drug, especially a fatal one.
- a person who has taken an overdose of a drug, especially one who has become seriously ill or has died from such an overdose.
- to take an overdose of a drug.
- to die from an an overdose of a drug.
- to have or experience an excessive amount or degree of something.
Origin of OD
Related Words for odsgown, regalia, attire, garb, costume, suit, robe, dress, khaki, disintegrate, crumble, wither, cease, disappear, vanish, rot, succumb, habit, regimentals, stripes
Examples from the Web for ods
Historical Examples of ods
Ods bobs I have done so my self, and hope I shall do so still.
Ods bobs, thou wert an honest Thief, for that I faith he was.
Truly, I thought there had been one number more, because they say, Ods nouns.The Merry Wives of Windsor
Ods fish, I do not think a bad man would have slept so well.Devereux, Complete
Ods bobs, but I began to think you was ashamed of your relations.Sheppard Lee, Vol. I (of 2)
Robert Montgomery Bird
'Od or Odd
- euphemistic (used in mild oaths) an archaic word for God
- an overdose of a drug
- (intr) to take an overdose of a drug
Word Origin for OD
- Officer of the Day
- Old Dutch
- ordnance datum
- outside diameter
- Also: o.d. military olive drab
- Also: O/D banking
- on demand
odyl or odyle (ˈɒdɪl)
- archaic a hypothetical force formerly thought to be responsible for many natural phenomena, such as magnetism, light, and hypnotism
Word Origin for od
- Doctor of Optometry
- oculus dexter (right eye)