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medicine /ˈmedsən $ ˈmedəsən/ noun

دارو ، دوا ، پزشکی ، علم طب ، قانون ـ فقه: دوا ، روانشناسی: دارو
پزشکی: پزشکی ، طب

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

Synonyms: remedy, cure, drug, medicament, medication, nostrum
English Thesaurus: medicine, pill, tablet, antibiotics/aspirin/codeine etc, capsule, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

medicine S2 W3 /ˈmedsən $ ˈmedəsən/ noun
[Word Family: noun: medical, medication, medicine, medic; adjective: medical, medicated, medicinal; adverb: medically, medicinally]
[Date: 1100-1200; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin medicina, from medicus; medical]

1. [uncountable and countable] a substance used for treating illness, especially a liquid you drink:
Medicines should be kept out of the reach of children.
Have you been taking your medicine?
a medicine bottle
medicine chest/cabinet (=for keeping medicine in)
Do not say that you ‘drink medicine’. Say that you take medicine.

2. [uncountable] the treatment and study of illnesses and injuries:
She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University.
the remarkable achievements of modern medicine

3. the best medicine the best way of making you feel better when you are sad:
Laughter is the best medicine.

4. give somebody a dose/taste of their own medicine to treat someone as badly as they have treated you

5. take your medicine (like a man) to accept an unpleasant situation or a punishment that you deserve, without complaining

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. science of treating/preventing illness
ADJ. modern advances in modern medicine
traditional qualified in traditional Chinese medicine
folk Garlic was widely used in folk medicine.
conventional, orthodox | alternative, complementary, holistic, homeopathic | preventative, preventive | academic, clinical, forensic, scientific | general She gave up general medicine to specialize in geriatric medicine.
geriatric, obstetric, paediatric, veterinary, etc. | Chinese, Western | private, public health She believed private medicine was a threat to the existence of the National Health Service.
VERB + MEDICINE train in | qualify in | practise people practising alternative medicine
PHRASES a branch of medicine
 ⇒ Note at SUBJECT (for more verbs and nouns)

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. substance taken to treat an illness
ADJ. powerful, strong | cough a bottle of cough medicine
herbal | prescription
QUANT. dose
VERB + MEDICINE take | swallow | prescribe (sb) | administer, give sb | treat sb with
MEDICINE + NOUN bottle, chest
PREP. ~ for medicine for a chest infection

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


modern medicine (=medicine based on science)
Thanks to modern medicine, these babies will survive.
conventional/orthodox medicine (=ordinary modern medicine)
Some sufferers reject conventional medicine.
Western medicine (=conventional medicine as developed in Western countries)
the scientific basis of Western medicine
traditional medicine (=medical treatments that were used before modern medicine)
The plant was used in traditional medicine for the treatment of stomach problems.
alternative/complementary medicine (=medical treatments that are not part of modern medicine)
Various types of alternative medicine, particularly acupuncture, can give pain relief.
herbal medicine (=medical treatments that use herbs)
In ancient China, herbal medicine was often used with acupuncture.
holistic medicine (=medical treatment of a whole person, not just a particular illness)
One principle of holistic medicine is that each person is unique.
folk medicine (=medical treatments that were used by ordinary people, especially in the past)
Researchers are looking at plants that are commonly used in folk medicine.
Chinese medicine (=medical treatments that are traditional in China, for example using herbs and acupuncture)
Acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine.
geriatric/veterinary/tropical etc medicine (=medical study relating to specific groups or types of illness)
Advances have been made in veterinary medicine, so that our pets are living longer, healthier lives.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: After drinking the medicine, I felt sleepy.
GOOD: After taking the medicine, I felt sleepy.

Usage Note:
take/have your medicine (NOT drink ): 'Have you taken/had your medicine today?'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: take one's medicine

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 14.0
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