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Meaning of PILL

Pronunciation:  pil

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
  2. [n]  something that resembles a pill in shape or size
  3. [n]  a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception

PILL is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: anovulant, anovulatory drug, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, lozenge, oral contraceptive, oral contraceptive pill, tablet
 See Also: birth control device, bolus, capsule, contraceptive, contraceptive device, Demulen, dose, dragee, Enovid, Lipo-Lutin, Lo/Ovral, Loestrin, Micronor, Modicon, Norinyl, Norlestrin, Nor-Q-D, Ovocon, Ovral, Ovrette, Ovulen, preventative, preventive, progesterone, prophylactic device, sleeping capsule, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, sleeping tablet, thing, vitamin pill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pill\, n. [Cf. {Peel} skin, or {Pillion}.]
    The peel or skin. [Obs.] ``Some be covered over with crusts,
    or hard pills, as the locusts.'' --Holland.
  2. \Pill\, v. i.
    To be peeled; to peel off in flakes.
  3. \Pill\, v. t. [Cf. L. pilare to deprive of hair, and E.
    pill, n. (above).]
    1. To deprive of hair; to make bald. [Obs.]
    2. To peel; to make by removing the skin.
             [Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . in the rods.
                                                   --Gen. xxx.
  4. \Pill\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Pilled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Pilling}.] [F. piller, L. pilare; cf. It. pigliare to take.
    Cf. {Peel} to plunder.]
    To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See {Peel}, to
    plunder. [Obs.] --Spenser.
          Pillers and robbers were come in to the field to pill
          and to rob.                              --Sir T.
  5. \Pill\, n. [F. pilute, L. pilula a pill, little ball, dim.
    of L. pila a ball. Cf. {Piles}.]
    1. A medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round
       mass, to be swallowed whole.
    2. Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must
       be accepted or endured.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a pill in your dream means a restoration of your inner harmony. It is a period of healing and an end to those negative ideas in your mind.
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