narcotic

  • 1 narcotic — NARCÓTIC, Ă, narcotici, ce, adj., s.n. 1. adj., s.n. (Substanţă, medicament) care provoacă narcoza. 2. adj. (Rar; despre stări fizice) Provocat de un narcotic (1). – Din fr. narcotique, germ. narkotisch. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX… …

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  • 2 narcotic — I adjective anesthetic, anodyne, anodynous, assuaging, assuasive, calmant, calmative, deadening, depressant, dulling, hypnotic, mitigating, narcotical, opiate, painkilling, palliative, paregoric, sedative, slumberous, somniferous, somnific,… …

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  • 3 Narcotic — Nar*cot ic (n[aum]r*k[o^]t [i^]k), a. [F. narcotique, Gr. narkwtiko s, fr. narkoy^n to benumb, na rkh numbness, torpor.] (Med.) Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic. [1913 Webster] {Nar*cot ic*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 narcotic — [adj] dulling, painkilling analgesic, anesthetic, calming, deadening, hypnotic, numbing, opiate, sedative, somnifacient, somnific, somnolent, somnorific, soporiferous, soporific, stupefacient, stupefactive, stupefying; concept 537 narcotic [n]… …

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  • 5 narcotic — [när kät′ik] n. [ME narcotyke < OFr narcotique, orig. adj. < ML narcoticus < Gr narkoun, to benumb < narkē, numbness, stupor < IE * nerk < base * (s)ner , to twist, entwine > SNARE, NARROW] 1. a drug, as opium or any of its… …

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  • 6 Narcotic — Nar*cot ic (n[aum]r*k[o^]t [i^]k), n. (Med.) A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which, in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions, and, when given in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 narcotic — *anodyne, opiate, nepenthe …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 narcotic — ► NOUN 1) an addictive drug, especially an illegal one, affecting mood or behaviour. 2) Medicine a drug which induces drowsiness, stupor, or insensibility and relieves pain. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to narcotics …

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  • 9 Narcotic — This article is about the drug classification. For the scuba diving reference, see Nitrogen narcosis. For the sedative agent, see Sedative. For pain control medications of both narcotic and non narcotic varieties, see Analgesic. For the album by… …

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  • 10 narcotic — narcotically, adv. /nahr kot ik/, n. 1. any of a class of substances that blunt the senses, as opium, morphine, belladonna, and alcohol, that in large quantities produce euphoria, stupor, or coma, that when used constantly can cause habituation… …

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  • 11 narcotic — 1. Originally, any drug derived from opium or opium like compounds with potent analgesic effects associated with both significant alteration of mood and behavior and potential for dependence and tolerance. 2. More recently, an …

    Medical dictionary

  • 12 narcotic — I UK [nɑː(r)ˈkɒtɪk] / US [nɑrˈkɑtɪk] noun [countable] Word forms narcotic : singular narcotic plural narcotics 1) a) [often plural] any illegal drug, especially one that is addictive (= that someone depends on) Both parents were addicted to… …

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  • 13 narcotic — nar|cot|ic1 [ nar katık ] noun count 1. ) a drug that people use when they are very sick in order to feel less pain and sleep better 2. ) often plural any illegal drug, especially one that is ADDICTIVE (=that someone depends on): Both parents… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 narcotic — {{11}}narcotic (adj.) c.1600, from M.Fr. narcotique (14c.) or Ger. narkotisch and directly from M.L. narcoticus, from Gk. narkotikos (see NARCOTIC (Cf. narcotic) (n.)). Related: Narcotical (1580s). {{12}}narcotic (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr.… …

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  • 15 narcotic — I. noun Etymology: Middle English narkotik, from Middle French narcotique, from narcotique, adjective, from Medieval Latin narcoticus, from Greek narkōtikos, from narkoun to benumb, from narkē numbness more at snare Date: 14th century 1. a. a… …

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  • 16 narcotic — nar|cot|ic1 [na:ˈkɔtık US na:rˈka: ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: narcotique, from Greek narkotikos, from narkoun to make numb , from narke being without feeling ] 1.) narcotics [plural] especially AmE strong illegal drugs such as… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 narcotic — [[t]nɑː(r)kɒ̱tɪk[/t]] narcotics 1) N COUNT Narcotics are drugs such as opium or heroin which make you sleepy and stop you feeling pain. You can also use narcotics, especially in American English, to mean any kind of illegal drug. He was indicted… …

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  • 18 narcotic — 1 noun 1 narcotics (plural) especially AmE illegal drugs that affect the mind in a harmful way: narcotics agent (=a police officer who deals with the problems of narcotics) 2 (C) a type of drug which makes you sleep and reduces pain 2 adjective 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 narcotic — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ mild, powerful ▪ addictive ▪ illegal, illicit (esp. AmE) VERB + NARCOTIC ▪ use …

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  • 20 narcotic — 1. noun addicted to narcotics Syn: soporific (drug), opiate, sleeping pill; painkiller, pain reliever, analgesic, anodyne, palliative, anesthetic; tranquilizer, sedative; informal downer, dope; Medicine stupefacient 2. adjective a narcotic… …

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