pill noun

1 small round flat piece of medicine

ADJ. diet, sleeping, vitamin

QUANT. bottle

VERB + PILL pop, swallow, take | give sb, prescribe (sb) The doctor prescribed her some pills to help her sleep.

2 the pill: to avoid becoming pregnant

ADJ. contraceptive

VERB + PILL be on, go on, use | prescribe (sb), put sb on Her doctor put her on the pill at 16. | come off, stop