medicine


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Synonyms for medicine

Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

References in classic literature ?
If I had wanted to use anything save narcotic medicines that were poisons in themselves, I would not have administered any of those.
Colonel," replied the conductor, "we have telegraphed to Omaha for a train, but it is not likely that it will reach Medicine Bow is less than six hours.
Here Captain Bonneville detached a second party of trappers, consisting of ten men, to seek and join those whom he had detached while on the route; appointing for them the same rendezvous, (at the Medicine Lodge,) on the 28th of August.
When any chief personage is on his death-bed, or dangerously ill, the medicine men are sent for.
Coictier exclaimed, "Pardieu, Dom Claude, alchemy has its use, no doubt, but why blaspheme medicine and astrology?
Foster prepared for his uncle the medicine which was to give him an easy night.
You'll never get well like that," she would say, forgetting her grief in her vexation, "if you won't obey the doctor and take your medicine at the right time
Renfrew's account of symptoms, and into the amazing futility in her case of all, strengthening medicines.
If only I had pretended to like the medicine," was what Nana's wet eyes said.
The white man went down the line, dosing each man with medicine.
If you want any medicine, you must ring the night-bell.
A COBBLER unable to make a living by his trade and made desperate by poverty, began to practice medicine in a town in which he was not known.
This continued for some weeks, the physicians visiting him on alternate days and treating him for two different disorders, with constantly enlarging doses of medicine and more and more rigorous nursing.
Suppose you were to ask me whether the body is self-sufficing or has wants, I should reply: Certainly the body has wants; for the body may be ill and require to be cured, and has therefore interests to which the art of medicine ministers; and this is the origin and intention of medicine, as you will acknowledge.
The local witch-doctor, knowing his own medicine better than any other knew it, was jealous of all other pretenders to accomplishments in the black art.