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 Meanings and Examples of DOSE
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 n.  quantity of medicine given; sufficient quantity; portion
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  We've got to take the dose they're determined to give us.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  "You don't want to increase the dose, you know," he remarked.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
3  She had long since raised the dose to its highest limit, but tonight she felt she must increase it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
4  She alternately considered ways of leaving Kennicott, and remembered his virtues, pitied his bewilderment in face of the subtle corroding sicknesses which he could not dose nor cut out.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  Thus, when the slave asks for virtuous freedom, the cunning slaveholder, knowing his ignorance, cheats him with a dose of vicious dissipation, artfully labelled with the name of liberty.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
6  Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  Noirtier, I resolved to try one last means, and for three months I have been giving him brucine; so that in the last dose I ordered for him there were six grains.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
8  I tell you that the dose has been double, the poison changed, and that this time it has succeeded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 103. Maximilian.
9  I like old Sam so well, I think I'll try the second volume, returned Jo, hoping to propitiate him by accepting a second dose of Boswell's Johnson, as he had recommended that lively work.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
10  However, Mr. Earnshaw soon convinced him that he was alive still; Joseph hastened to administer a dose of spirits, and by their succour his master presently regained motion and consciousness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  I used to dose you down to your ears.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
12  Now I'll dose you down to your beards.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
13  Without waking him, she went back, and after a second dose of opium she fell towards morning into a heavy, incomplete sleep, during which she never quite lost consciousness.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 26
14  Well, Mr. Harthouse, I hope you have had about a dose of old Bounderby to-night.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
15  One day Tom was in the act of dosing the crack when his aunt's yellow cat came along, purring, eyeing the teaspoon avariciously, and begging for a taste.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  Since the additional dose is not harmful and provides extra protection, everyone is recommended to get the second one.
2  The team suspects that a double dose of a particular gene on the Z chromosome is instead crucial for maleness, and that this gene is inactivated by high temperatures.
3  The single - or double - dose syringe is pre-filled with epinephrine, which reduces allergic reactions.
4  The doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose.
5  As the water levels declined and the vaporization increased, the radiation dose rate above the pool would increase.
6  He is a teacher than whom a better dose not exist.
7  Take a single dose at bedtime to help you sleep.
8  One of the perks of business travel is frequent-flyer points; a trip may end with a large dose of jet lag, but at least some points will be earned, which can be redeemed for benefits worth 1.5 cents for each.
9  Patients receive high doses of radiation during cancer treatment.
10  Extra doses of the hormone caused the animals' reproductive organs to develop sooner than usual.