dose noun

ADJ. hefty, high, large, massive, strong a strong dose of painkillers (figurative) The film also contains a hefty dose of comedy. | low, small | correct | double, full, single, standard | daily, frequent | fatal, lethal a lethal dose of radiation

VERB + DOSE receive, take patients who receive high doses of this drug I had forgotten to take my dose of antibiotic. | administer, give sb The nurse will administer the correct dose. She needs to be given a daily dose of the medicine. | increase | reduce