DOSE, noun [Gr., that which is give; to give.]
1. The quantity of medicine give or prescribed to be taken at one time.
2. Any thing given to be swallowed; any thing nauseous, that one is obliged to take.
3. A quantity; a portion.
4. As much as a man can swallow.
DOSE, verb transitive
1. To proportion a medicine properly to the patient or disease; to form into suitable doses.
2. To give in doses; to give medicine or physic.
3. To give any thing nauseous.