Synonyms for medicine

Synonyms for (noun) medicine

Synonyms: practice of medicine, medicine

Definition: 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

Usage: he studied medicine at Harvard

Similar words: learned profession

Definition: one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles


Synonyms: music, medicine

Definition: punishment for one's actions

Usage: you have to face the music; take your medicine

Similar words: punishment, penalisation, penalization, penalty

Definition: the act of punishing


Synonyms: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Definition: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

Similar words: drug

Definition: a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic


Synonyms: medical specialty, medicine

Definition: the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

Similar words: medical science

Definition: the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease

Synonyms for (verb) medicine

Synonyms: medicate, medicine

Definition: treat medicinally, treat with medicine

Similar words: treat, care for

Definition: provide treatment for

Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics