Synonyms of medicine in English:

medicine


See definition of medicine

noun

1‘she poured out a dose of medicine for her mother’

SYNONYMS

medication, medicament, remedy, cure, nostrum, patent medicine, quack remedy, panacea, cure-all, placebo, drug, prescription, dose, treatment

archaic physic

rare medicinal

2‘the remarkable achievements of modern medicine’

SYNONYMS

medical science, practice of medicine, healing, therapeutics, therapy, treatment, healing art


Phrases

    give someone a dose/taste of their own medicine

      SYNONYMS

      get back at, get, let someone see how it feels, have/get/take one's revenge, get one's revenge on, have one's revenge on, take one's revenge on

      settle a score, settle the score, give as good as one gets, pay someone back, repay, reciprocate

      informal

      give someone their comeuppance

    take one's medicine

      SYNONYMS

      accept one's punishment, take the consequences of one's actions

      informal

      take the rap, take it on the chin