dose

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
dose

Plural
doses

  1. (countable) (medicine) A dose is a measured amount of medicine that is taken at one time.
    Eat a dose of one spoonful of this cough medicine after every meal.

Verb[change]

Plain form
dose

Third-person singular
doses

Past tense
dosed

Past participle
dosed

Present participle
dosing

  1. (transitive) If a doctor doses a patient, they administer a dose to them.