od'd

OD

[oh-dee]
noun, plural ODs or OD's.
1.
an overdose of a drug, especially a fatal one.
2.
a person who has taken an overdose of a drug, especially one who has become seriously ill or has died from such an overdose.
verb (used without object), OD'd or ODed or OD'ed, OD'ing or ODing.
3.
to take an overdose of a drug.
4.
to die from an an overdose of a drug.
5.
to have or experience an excessive amount or degree of something.

Origin:
1955–60

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od, odyl or odyle (ɒd, əʊd, ˈɒdɪl)
 
n
archaic a hypothetical force formerly thought to be responsible for many natural phenomena, such as magnetism, light, and hypnotism
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
odyl, odyl or odyle
 
n
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
odyle, odyl or odyle
 
n
 
[C19: coined arbitrarily by Baron Karl von Reichenbach (1788--1869), German scientist]
 
'odic, odyl or odyle
 
adj

Od, 'Od or Odd (ɒd)
 
n
euphemistic (used in mild oaths) an archaic word for God
 
'Od, 'Od or Odd
 
n
 
Odd, 'Od or Odd
 
n

OD1 (ˌəʊˈdiː)
 
n
1.  an overdose of a drug
 
vb , OD's, OD'ing, OD'd
2.  (intr) to take an overdose of a drug
 
[C20: from o(ver)d(ose)]

OD2
 
abbreviation for
1.  Officer of the Day
2.  Old Dutch
3.  ordnance datum
4.  outside diameter
5.  military Also: o.d. olive drab
6.  banking Also: O/D
 a.  on demand
 b.  overdraft
 c.  overdrawn

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Word Origin & History

O.D.
abbreviation of overdose, attested from 1960.
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Medical Dictionary

OD or O.D.
abbr.

  1. Doctor of Optometry

  2. Latin oculus dexter (right eye)

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OD definition


  1. n.
    an overdose of a drug. (Initialism. Drugs.) : If you take an OD and no one is around, you may end up dead.
  2. in.
    to purposely or accidentally give oneself a fatal dose of drugs. (Drugs.) : I knew he would OD someday.
  3. in.
    to die from an overdose of drugs. (Drugs.) : Two kids at my school ODed last weekend.
  4. n.
    a person who has taken an overdose of drugs. (Hospitals.) : How many ODs did you get in here last weekend?
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OD
  1. Doctor of Optometry

  2. officer of the day

  3. overdose

  4. overdraft

  5. overdrawn

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