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DOPE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dope mean? 

DOPE (noun)
  The noun DOPE has 4 senses:

1. street names for marijuana
2. an ignorant or foolish person
3. carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts ('dope' is a southernism in the United States)
4. slang terms for inside information

  Familiarity information: DOPE used as a noun is uncommon.


DOPE (verb)
  The verb DOPE has 3 senses:

1. take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
2. add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties
3. give a narcotic to

  Familiarity information: DOPE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOPE (noun)


Sense 1dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Street names for marijuana

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

dope; sess; sens; Mary Jane; green goddess; gage; locoweed; weed; skunk; grass; smoke; pot

Hypernyms ("dope" is a kind of...):

cannabis; ganja; marihuana; marijuana (the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect)


Sense 2dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ignorant or foolish person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

boob; booby; pinhead; dummy; dumbbell; dope

Hypernyms ("dope" is a kind of...):

simple; simpleton (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)


Sense 3dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts ('dope' is a southernism in the United States)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

cola; dope

Hypernyms ("dope" is a kind of...):

soft drink (nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated))

Meronyms (substance of "dope"):

cola nut; kola nut (bitter brown seed containing caffein; source of cola extract)

Domain region:

America; the States; U.S.; U.S.A.; United States; United States of America; US; USA (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "dope"):

Coca Cola; Coke (Coca Cola is a trademarked cola)

Pepsi; Pepsi Cola (Pepsi Cola is a trademarked cola)


Sense 4dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Slang terms for inside information

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

the skinny; low-down; poop; dope

Context example:

is that the straight dope?

Hypernyms ("dope" is a kind of...):

details; inside information (true confidential information)


DOPE (verb)


Sense 1dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take drugs to improve one's athletic performance

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Hypernyms (to "dope" is one way to...):

do drugs; drug (use recreational drugs)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The resistors have been doped

Hypernyms (to "dope" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Domain category:

electronics (the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3dope [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give a narcotic to

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

dope up; dope

Context example:

The athletes were dope by the coach before the race

Hypernyms (to "dope" is one way to...):

dose; drug (administer a drug to)

Domain category:

medicine; practice of medicine (the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "dope"):

soup (dope (a racehorse))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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