narcotize

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verb nar·co·tize \ˈnär-kə-ˌtīz\

Definition of narcotize

narcotized

;

narcotizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to treat with or subject to a narcoticb :  to put into narcosis

  3. 2 :  to soothe to unconsciousness or unawareness

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to act as a narcotic

Origin and Etymology of narcotize

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1526


Medical Dictionary

narcotize

verb nar·co·tize
variants: also British

narcotise

\ˈnär-kə-ˌtīz\play

Medical Definition of narcotize

narcotized

also British

narcotised

;

narcotizing

also British

narcotising

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to treat with or subject to a narcotic

  4. 2:  to put into a state of narcosis

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to act as a narcotizing agent


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