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lubaba k asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

what is the definition of drug and alcohol?

what is the definition of the words drug and alcohol

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  • Thomas
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Many can share with you good answers, but I

    will share with "the results of drinking alcohol

    and taking drugs":

    1 - Increasing Quarrels.

    2 - Decreasing Wealth.

    3 - Danger of Diseases.

    4 - Indecent Exposure.

    5 - Gaining/Receivng a Bad Reputation.

    6 - Ruining One's Intelligence.

    You did ask a Very Good Question and I know you will receive a few Excellent answers; but I simply wanted to share with you and any others reading this the results from drinking alcohol and doing drugs.

  • 1 decade ago

    it can be medication. Event alcohol because I'm chinese and most of my grand used this a the medication.

    But in teenage world this is the word that relate to sex, voilence and others bad thing as what they can remember.

    So what your defination?

  • 1 decade ago

    first of all, get a dictionary.

    drug [drug]

    n (plural drugs)

    1. pharmacology substance given as medicine: a natural or artificial substance that is given to treat, prevent, or diagnose a disease or to lessen pain

    2. drugs illegal substance: an often illegal and sometimes addictive substance that causes changes in behavior and perception and is taken for the effects

    3. pharmacology medical substance: a substance given to treat or prevent illness as defined in the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

    vt (past drugged, past participle drugged, present participle drug·ging, 3rd person present singular drugs)

    1. give somebody a drug: to give a drug to somebody

    2. add drug to food or drink: to mix a drug with food or a drink and give it to somebody to make him or her fall asleep or become unconscious

    [14th century. From French drogue , of uncertain origin: possibly from Dutch droog “dry,” in a phrase meaning “dry goods” or “goods packed in barrels.”]

    al·co·hol [álkə hàwl]

    (plural al·co·hols)

    n

    1. liquid for drinks or solvents: a colorless liquid, produced by the fermentation of sugar or starch, that is the intoxicating agent in fermented drinks and is used as a solvent.

    Formula: C2H5OH Also called ethanol

    Also called ethyl alcohol

    2. drinks with alcohol: intoxicating drinks containing alcohol

    3. organic compound: any organic compound containing one or more hydroxyl groups bound to carbon atoms

    [Mid-16th century. Via medieval Latin , “fine powder, distilled essence of a substance,” from Arabic al-kuḥl “the antimony powder” (source of English kohl).]

    Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2004 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    Source(s): microsoft task launcher dictionary tool
  • pacini
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    The Olympics sponsors are only the biggest organizations! I propose, in case you desire to be an Olympics athlete, what number cases are you incredibly going to be going to MACDONALDS and ingesting COKE? countless the sponsors will set you on the path to weight problems!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    For both, the definition is pretty much the same with one distinction - and that is the difference between the two lies primarily in the intent of consumption.

  • 1 decade ago

    a bum

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