Synonyms of drug in English:

drug


See definition of drug

noun

1‘drugs prescribed by doctors can be extremely hazardous if misused’

SYNONYMS

medicine, medical drug, medication, medicament

remedy, cure, antidote

cure-all, panacea

nostrum

potion, elixir

informal magic bullet

archaic physic

2‘she was obviously under the influence of drugs or booze’

SYNONYMS

narcotic, stimulant, hallucinogen, addictive drug, recreational drug, illegal drug, substance

informal dope, junk, gear, stuff, downer, upper

vulgar slang shit


verb

1‘he was drugged and bundled into the boot of a car’

SYNONYMS

anaesthetize, give an anaesthetic to, narcotize, give drugs to, give narcotics to, give opiates to, poison

knock out, make unconscious, render unconscious, make insensible, render insensible, stupefy, befuddle

informal dope

2‘she had drugged his coffee’

SYNONYMS

add drugs to, tamper with, adulterate, contaminate, poison

informal dope, spike, lace, slip a Mickey Finn into, doctor