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verb [transitive] informal dope pronunciation in British English /dəʊp/
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present tense
present participledoping
past tensedoped
past participledoped
  1. 1



    dope up

    to give someone a drug to take away their pain or to make them sleep

    They’ve doped her quite heavily because she was in such pain.

  2. 2
    to give a person or an animal a drug so that they run faster in a race

    Tests revealed that the horse had been doped.


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