verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
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Definition for pill (2 of 3)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of pill2
Definition for pill (3 of 3)
verb (used with object) Archaic.
Example sentences from the Web for pill
They are a much better bet than something called Stree Overlord that’s wedged between penis enlargement pills and pole-dancer-shaped air fresheners.
Akin to the indemnification clause in the 101 Ash deal that let the seller off the hook for any problems with the building, this is a poison pill the city cannot afford to swallow.San Diego Is Headed Toward Another Bad Deal Unless Leaders Intervene|Brian Pollard|October 1, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Taken before meals, the pill becomes a substance that expands to take up about 25% of the stomach, so people eat less.Ro makes the weight loss product Plenity commercially available to everyone in the U.S.|Jonathan Shieber|October 1, 2020|TechCrunch
Celgene had repeatedly raised the price for revlimid, a treatment for multiple myeloma, from $215 per pill in 2005 to $719 last year.
As a bonus, such small molecules are available in pill form and don’t need refrigeration or expert administration, making them easier to distribute in rural communities.Cheap, innovative venom treatments could save tens of thousands of snakebite victims|Christie Wilcox|September 19, 2020|Science News
Roger, alone, fought three officers in succession; he pilled one, and badly wounded the other two without receiving a scratch.Abb Aubain and Mosaics|Prosper Mrime
Sam now staggered forward with battered bones and pilled elbows, blowing like a grampus, and cursing like nothing but himself.Humours of Irish Life|Various
The wolves had come out of the grass and were pilled upon the cow, resembling a small hay stack.A Trip to California in 1853|Washington Bailey
I've been pilled for half the clubs in town and so, I suppose, I'm rather a decent sort of chap.Aladdin of London|Sir Max Pemberton
All my brothers are navvies, and it's hard luck that I was pilled in my medical examination.Upsidonia|Archibald Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for pill (1 of 2)
- to form into small balls
- (of a fabric) to form small balls of fibre on its surface through rubbing
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British Dictionary definitions for pill (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with pill
see bitter pill to swallow; sugar the pill.