For all your dictionary needs!
Are you looking for Bose, Bose, Gose, Hose, Idose, Jose, Kose, Lose, Mose, Nose, Pose, pose, Rose, Rose, Tose, Vose, or Yose?
Header of Dose


Dose appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • One volcano dose made nine dames OD on a clove, no?
  • A dose I, beer-fat egotist, inure now, as I saw one run "It’s I!" to get a freebie soda.
View more palindromes!

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun dose:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb dose:


Dose is sometimes a misspelling of dodged or does.

Video footage: In preparing spoon dose of the drug in the fire. Close up
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun dose

What does dose mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: doses

  1. a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
  2. the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
  3. a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
  4. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide

Definition of the verb dose

What does dose mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: dosed | dosing | doses

  1. treat with an agent; add (an agent) to
    • example: The ray dosed the paint
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: process / treat = subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
  2. administer a drug to

Alternative definition of the verb dose


  1. to administer a dose
  2. to prescribe a dose


Dose a.k.a. Döse the northernmost town in Lower Saxony, Germany at the point where the River Elbe flows into the North Sea. It is a borough of the city Cuxhaven and a popular seaside resort. Döse is located west of Grimmershörn in the borough of Cuxhaven and is one of the tourist centres of the region of Cuxland.


Dose is a musical group.

  • album: "The Planet Purgatory Field Companion"


  1. "Dose" is the second studio album released by Gov't Mule. It was produced, recorded and mixed by Michael Barbiero and is a much darker record than Gov't Mule's self-titled debut album. The songs "Thelonius Beck" and "Birth of the Mule" were tributes to jazz musicians Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis, respectively.
  2. "Dose" is a composition.
  3. "Dose" is a musical single of Filter.
  4. "Dose" is a musical album of Chingalera.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  5. "Dose" is a musical album of Latin Playboys.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  6. "Dose" is the second single from Filter's debut album Short Bus, released in 1995.


  1. Dose is a daily Canadian news website and former daily print magazine. It was a mixture of standalone features and coverage of daily news, sometimes from an irreverent perspective. Each daily issue had a theme, and the top margins of every page usually included trivia items related to the theme.
  2. Dose: The median lethal dose, in milligrams of substance per kilogram of subject.

Phrases with Dose

Phrase starting with the word Dose:

  1. dose rate

Phrases ending with the word Dose:

  1. lethal dose
  2. recall dose
  3. booster dose
  4. Absorbed dose
  5. Effective dose
  6. Radiation Dose
  7. Banana equivalent dose

Other phrases containing the word Dose:

  1. Low-Dose Ct Scanning
  2. Metered-dose inhaler

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dose

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewNuclear Medicine,The Requisites (Expert Consult – Online and Print),4 (2013)

Nuclear Medicine by Harvey A. Ziessman, Janis P. O'Malley, James H. Thrall, Frederic H. Fahey

Radiation absorbed dose is a quantity of the energy imparted per unit mass to a particular material. In the case of...

Google previewPediatric Body CT (2008)

by Marilyn J. Siegel

Absorbed doseThe absorbed dose is a body-related term and is the basic quantity for describing the amount of radiation...

Google previewHandbook of Occupational Safety and Health (2010)

by Danuta Koradecka

Absorbed dose is the ionising radiation energy transferred to the matter contained in a volume element divided by the mass of this element. It is expressed by the...

Google previewOral Radiology (2013)

Principles and Interpretation by Stuart C. White, Michael J. Pharoah

Absorbed dose is a measure of the total energy absorbed by any type ofionizing radiation per unit of mass of any type of...

Google previewOral Radiology - E-Book (2014)

Principles and Interpretation by Stuart C. White, Michael J. Pharoah

Absorbed dose is a measure of the total energy absorbed by any type ofionizing radiation per unit of mass of any type of...

Google previewApplied Radiation Chemistry (1994)

Radiation Processing by Robert J. Woods, Alexei K. Pikaev

Absorbed Dose (Energy Absorption) The absorbed dose is the amount of energy absorbed from the radiation beam per...

Absorbed dose is a measure of that part of the energy transferred to the irradiated material that results in the formation of ...

Google previewFlexible Bronchoscopy (2012)

by Ko-Pen Wang, Atul C. Mehta, J. Francis Turner, Jr.

The absorbed dose is the amount of energy imparted to a unit mass of the medium by the ionizing radiation. The SI...

The equivalent dose is a measure of the absorbed dose of a type of radiation weighted for its potential to cause tissue injury.

Google previewMedical Radiation Dosimetry (2013)

Theory of Charged Particle Collision Energy Loss by Brian J. McParland

As the absorbed dose is the immediate consequence of the transfer of kinetic energy by an energetic charged particle to a...

1The effective dose is a measure of radiocarcinogenic and hereditary damage risk resulting from non-uniform ...

Google previewTechnical Assessment of the Man-in-Simulant Test Program (1997)

by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Standing Committee on Program and Technical Review of the U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command

Absorbed dose refers to the amount of simulant that penetrates the skin and enters the regional tissue or blood. The effective dose is the amount that actually reaches and injures living cells. Because the outer layer of skin consists of dead ...

Google previewRefire! Don't Retire (2015)

Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life by Ken Blanchard, Morton Shaevitz

“Taking the minimally effective dose means figuring out exactly what you need to do to get the effect you want,” Dr. Jeffrey explained. “That sounds like doing nothing,” said Larry. “But it's not,” said Dr. Jeffrey. “The minimally effective dose ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

One reason for its popularity is flurazepam's high therapeutic index, meaning the dose needed for medical action is much smaller than a fatal dose, making accidental poisoning unlikely. Caregivers mainly use this long-acting drug to help ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

maximum permissible dose — (*) That radiation dose which a military commander or other appropriate authority may prescribe as the ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

Dose from half a drachm, to a drachm. TINctua A HIERA. Holy Tincture. The Vinum Aloes. L. E. TINCTURA hUMULI. Tincture of Hops. B. Humuli strobilorum, uncias quinque; spiritsis tenuioris, octarios duos. Macera per dies quatuordecim, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2013)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

Pastille dose The dose of radiation required to change the colour of a basic platinocyanide pastille from apple green (Tint A) to reddish brown (Tint B). The unit is now obsolete[6]. It was equal to about 500 roentgens and was originally called a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

Low dose cocaine self- administration transiently increases but high dose cocaine persistently decreases brain reward function in rats. European Journal of Neuroscience 17: 191–195.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Substances (2014)

by Richard Rudgley

A high dose can resultin a state of intoxication that can last fordays; there are evenreports of its effectscontinuing for upto twenty days! Aswith belladonna (see Belladonna), Datura species can be dangerous, particularly to children; many such ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Dose

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Dose

Click on an item to view that photo:


View more pictures about Lethal Dose.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of A drug addict while injecting a dose into the veinsSmall photo of dose with medicationSmall photo of dose with medicationSmall photo of dose with medicationSmall photo of dose with medicationSmall photo of dose with medicationSmall photo of Syringe with a dose against a white background. Empty copy space for Editor's text. More...

Videos about Dose

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Lethal Dose, Booster dose, Absorbed dose, Effective dose, and Radiation Dose.

See also the pronunciation examples of Dose!

Quotes about Dose

In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you have a fixed dose of a drug, the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose. (Arvid Carlsson)
more quotes about dose...

Scrabble value of D2O1S1E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of DOSE

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?

See also the blanagrams of Dose!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of Dose to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary