(noun, verb)


1. the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

Definition categories: thought

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

Similar word(s): medicament, medication

Definition categories: man–made, drug

3. the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

- he studied medicine at Harvard

Definition categories: act

4. punishment for one's actions

- take your medicine

Similar word(s): music

Definition categories: act, penalization, penalty, punishment


1. treat medicinally, treat with medicine

Similar word(s): medicate

Definition categories: body, treat