Opiate

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English

Adjective

Opiate (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, resembling, or containing opium.
  2. Soporific; inducing sleep or sedation.
  3. Deadening; causing apathy or dullness.

Noun

Opiate (plural Opiates)
  1. A drug, hormone or other substance derived from or related to opium.
  2. Something that dulls the senses and induces a false and unrealistic sense of contentment.

Hypernyms

Verb

Opiate (third-person singular simple present Opiates, present participle opiating, simple past and past participle opiated)

  1. (transitive) To treat with an opiate drug.

See also

Verbs for Opiate

addict to—s; administer—; inject—; —allays; —alleviates; —anaesthetizes; —balms; —eases; —lulls; —narcotizes; —numbs; — paralyzes; —restrains; —soothes; —tranquillizes.

Thesaurus

Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, accept, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate, barbiturate pill, believe, black stuff, blue, blue angel, blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, calmative, chloral hydrate, codeine, codeine cough syrup, consider, depressant, depressor, dolly, dope, downer, drug, goofball, hard stuff, heroin, hold, hop, horse, hypnotic, judge, junk, knockout drop, knockout drops, laudanum, liquor, lotus, lullaby, mandrake, meperidine, methadone, morphia, morphine, narcotic, nightcap, opinion, opium, pacifier, pain killer, pain-killer, paregoric, pen yan, phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium, poppy, purple heart, quietener, rainbow, red, regard, scag, secobarbital sodium, sedative, shit, sleep-bringer, sleep-inducer, sleep-producer, sleeper, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleepy, smack, sodium thiopental, somnifacient, somniferous, soother, soothing syrup, soporific, speculate, tar, think, tranquilizer, turps, view, white stuff, yellow, yellow jacket

Pronunciation

  • (UK)
    • (adjective, noun) IPA: /ˈəʊpɪiət/, SAMPA: /"@Upi:@t/
    • (verb) IPA: /ˈəʊˌpɪieɪt/, SAMPA: /"@Upi:%eIt/
  • (US)
    • (adjective, noun) IPA: /ˈoʊpɪiət/, SAMPA: /"oUpi:@t/
    • (verb) IPA: /ˌoʊpɪieɪt/, SAMPA: /"oUpi:eIt/

Translations

Noun


Latin

Adjective

opiāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of opiātus



Lithuanian

Noun

opiate m.

  1. locative singular form of opiatas.
  2. vocative singular form of opiatas.
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