Definition of medicine:
- A philter or love potion.
- A physician.
- Among the North American Indians, any object supposed to give control over natural or magical forces, to act as a protective charm, or to cause healing; also, magical power itself; the potency which a charm, token, or rite is supposed to exert.
- Any substance administered in the treatment of disease; a remedial agent; a remedy; physic.
- Hence, a similar object or agency among other savages.
- Intoxicating liquor; drink.
- Short for man.
- The science which relates to the prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease.
- To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure.
practice of medicine, vaccination, medicament, draft, capsule, specific, music, medicate, simple, euphony, nostrum, herb, inoculation, medical specialty, Drugs, physic, patent medicine, health, injection, medicinal drug, medication, tablet, antibiotic.
- medicine (part of speech: noun)
- remedy (part of speech: noun)
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