Associations to the word «Medicine»

Pictures for the word «Medicine»


MEDICINE, noun. A substance which specifically promotes healing when ingested or consumed in some way.
MEDICINE, noun. A treatment or cure.
MEDICINE, noun. The study of the cause, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease or illness.
MEDICINE, noun. The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.
MEDICINE, noun. Ritual Native American magic used by a medicine man to promote a desired outcome in healing, hunting, warfare etc.
MEDICINE, noun. Among the Native Americans, any object supposed to give control over natural or magical forces, to act as a protective charm, or to cause healing.
MEDICINE, noun. (obsolete) black magic, superstition.
MEDICINE, noun. (obsolete) A philtre or love potion.
MEDICINE, noun. (obsolete) A physician.
MEDICINE, noun. (slang) alcoholic drink
MEDICINE, verb. (rare) (obsolete) To treat with medicine.
MEDICINE BALL, noun. A large, heavy sphere of leather or plastic filled with sand and used for athletic training or physical rehabilitation.
MEDICINE BALLS, noun. Plural of medicine ball
MEDICINE CABINET, noun. A cupboard where drugs and medical paraphernalia are stored.
MEDICINE CABINET, noun. A cupboard in the bathroom that contains toiletries and other items; a bathroom cabinet.
MEDICINE CABINETS, noun. Plural of medicine cabinet
MEDICINE DANCE, noun. A ritual dance ceremony performed as a form of therapy.
MEDICINE HAT, proper noun. A town in Alberta, Canada.
MEDICINE MAN, noun. A Native American shamanistic healer. The term is also used to refer to traditional healers of other indigenous aboriginal peoples.
MEDICINE MEN, noun. Plural of medicine man
MEDICINE SHIELD, noun. (historical) A decorated leather shield used by many North American native warriors, believed to protect its owner with its magic power.
MEDICINE SHOW, noun. A traveling presentation which sells miracle cures and other products between various entertainment acts.
MEDICINE SHOWS, noun. Plural of medicine show
MEDICINE WHEEL, noun. A symbol of indigenous North American culture and religion.
MEDICINE WHEEL, noun. A stone monument related to this symbol, constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground oriented to the four directions.
MEDICINE WHEELS, noun. Plural of medicine wheel
MEDICINE WOMAN, noun. A female Native American shamanistic healer.
MEDICINE WOMEN, noun. Plural of medicine woman

Dictionary definition

MEDICINE, noun. The branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
MEDICINE, noun. (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease.
MEDICINE, noun. 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; "he studied medicine at Harvard".
MEDICINE, noun. Punishment for one's actions; "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine".
MEDICINE, verb. Treat medicinally, treat with medicine.

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran