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overdose (n.)

1700, "an excessive or too large dose," from over- + dose (n.).

overdose (v.)

1727, "to administer medicine in too large a dose" (transitive); from 1968 as "to take an overdose of drugs" (intransitive); see over- + dose (v.). Related: Overdosed; overdosing.

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Definitions of overdose from WordNet

overdose (v.)
dose too heavily;
The rock star overdosed and was found dead in his hotel room
Synonyms: o.d.
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