Translation of drug in Spanish:

drug

droga, n.

Pronunciation /drʌɡ//drəɡ/

noun

  • 1

    (narcotic)
    droga feminine
    estupefaciente masculine formal
    hard/soft drugs drogas duras/blandas
    • to be on drugs drogarse
    • I don't do drugs yo no me drogo
    • success became a drug with her el éxito se convirtió en una droga para ella
    • a drug on the market un artículo del cual el mercado ya está saturado
    • drug habit drogadicción
    • drug pusher / peddler camello
    • drug traffic narcotráfico
    • drug trafficker traficante de drogas
    • drug trafficking tráfico de drogas
    • Crack cocaine is a potent hard crystalline form of cocaine, the addictive drug derived from the coca plant and used as a stimulant.
    • I have also struggled, fought and cried because of my addiction to drugs.
    • He was a crack cocaine addict and sold drugs to support his £200-a-day habit.
    • The canine cops were introduced in a bid to prevent drug abuse as well as possible trafficking of illegal drugs on in-patient units.
    • It is grown to produce the narcotic drugs hashish and marijuana, made primarily from its female flowers.
    • To begin with, new users to addictive drugs cannot be addicted very quickly.
    • The 28-year-old heroin drug addict is banned from the city centre and from begging inside the outer ring road for five years.
    • The self-confessed drug addict admitted possessing heroin with intent, but claimed that he was only looking after it for another person.
    • The alternative treatment for heroin addiction is the drug methadone which is taken in tablet form.
    • The use of illegal drugs like marijuana, cocaine and heroin has increased exponentially, most dramatically among the young.
    • Social work staff say they are overburdened with casework and worried about not being able to give heroin addicts in the drug court enough support.
    • Sport is an all-encompassing drug, more addictive than crack cocaine.
    • The drugs confiscated included heroin, cannabis resin and cocaine.
    • At the time he was desperately trying to pay of debts he had built up through his drug addiction using heroin and crack cocaine.
    • The bill would impose an excise tax on marijuana and other currently illegal drugs.
    • His team are using fruit flies to study the genetics of cocaine and other addictive drugs.
    • These areas also are activated by addictive drugs, such as cocaine.
    • Suddenly her daughter was a drug addict riding high on crack cocaine - and prostitution was the only way she could finance her habit.
    • In a radical move, the country has decriminalised the use of not just cannabis, but all illegal drugs, including heroin.
    • Six cannabis plants were seized along with a quantity of cannabis resin and the hallucinogenic drug LSD referred to on the streets as magic mushrooms.
  • 2

    (medication)
    medicamento masculine
    medicina feminine
    fármaco masculine formal
    she is on / takes drugs for her heart está tomando / toma medicamentos para el corazón
    • they took him off that drug and put him on another one le dejaron de dar ese medicamento y le empezaron a dar otro
    • Most of modern medicine's prescription drugs grew out of traditional herbal remedies.
    • This drug is often used initially to treat postoperative pain in France, before a switch to oral analgesic drugs.
    • Lavender has sedative effects comparable to drugs such as Valium.
    • He claims that with his new drug developed from traditional medicinal herbs, one need not undergo surgery.
    • More conclusive evidence on the relative risks of herbal medicine versus synthetic drugs is scarce.
    • They rarely developed new drugs or used foreign medicines.
    • Antidepressant and sedative drugs gave troublesome side effects and only temporary relief.
    • Slattery eventually hauled himself back from the brink with the help of a clinical psychiatrist and medicinal drugs for his mind.
    • Steroids and immunosuppressive drugs have been used for acute flares.
    • However, laws governing medicinal drugs are either obsolete or not enforced.
    • Lower doses of the drug result in analgesic effects, while increasing doses will produce amnesic effects.
    • Medications may range from allopathic drugs to alternative medicines to kitchen shelf remedies.
    • Physicians often try various drugs and dosages to see what works best for each individual.
    • The retailing of antibiotics, anti-virus drugs and herbal medicines capable of reducing heat skyrocketed.
    • In these patients consumption of aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is common.
    • This disease can be cured but medicines and drugs are beyond the means of most of the villagers.
    • In the more severe cases, tranquilizers and antidepressant drugs have been reported to be of benefit.
    • While travelers to malarial regions can take prophylactic medicines, these drugs are too toxic for long-term use for residents.
    • This is closest to modern orthodox medicine as many traditional drugs such as aspirin are derived from plants.
    • Doctors treat malaria by using anti-malarial drugs, such as chloroquine or quinine.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (animal/person) drogar
    • When we consider just how disgusting and deplorable a crime like rape is on a person, I do not see that there is much difference between drugging people, stupefying them, or holding a knife to their throat.
    • Tana had drugged me, slipping some poison into my mead as we cavorted.
    • Even though I'm heavily drugged with medicine, I can tell that I'm waiting for something to happen.
    • A month later, he took a 24-year-old woman out from the service station and watched her withdraw money before drugging her and using her card to take £250 from the cashpoint
    • Would this be the same doctor that keeps drugging me?
    • I think one of the hardest parts for my mother was fighting off all the well-intentioned people who tried to drug me.
    • She was obviously drugged still from the poison.
    • In the car I woke up and tried to cause an accident, but they attacked me again and drugged me.
    • That's probably how they drugged the driver, by spiking the strudel!
    • The spacing meant that the person being drugged would regain a tiny portion of his power between doses.
    • These men are drugged and bound and then flown out of the country to an island camp, where lawyers are appointed for them but where the normal guarantees of defendants' rights do not apply.
    • It appears it was some hours after he had drugged the children that he wrote a suicide email to his estranged wife and then took his own life.
    • Lamarr escaped the marriage by drugging the maid and climbing out a window.
    • I had this great adrenalin surge and I walked out feeling exuberant, almost as if I was drugged.
    • Taking them to his home, he then drugged his victims, who cannot be named for legal reasons.
    • In France, the father of two tennis prodigies has been arrested for allegedly drugging their opponents and inadvertently causing the death of a man.
    • Perhaps the best acting (or overacting as the case may be) came from Henry Silva, who played a truly evil villain, one who enjoys his torture and drugging people.
    • In the middle of the night he's drugged and carted to the basement where a crazy doctor starts his own brand of treatment.
    • Then mad old woman drugs John again, and he throws himself off a cliff.
    • He also faces multiple charges of sexual interference, choking or drugging victims, unlawfully being in a dwelling place, and breaking probation orders.
  • 2drugged past participle

    drogado
    she was kept drugged to relieve the pain la mantenían drogada para aliviarle el dolor
    • a drugged sleep un sueño pesado
  • 3

    (add drugs to)
    (food/wine) adulterar con drogas
    • As I read about drugged milkshakes and the corpse wrapped in plastic film and carpet, I start feeling nervous.
    • Why, she must have tricked me into drugging her wine so that her skin would be as white as snow.
    • I'm stuck at a place where I swear they're drugging the drinks.
    • He specifically told him to drug the guards' food, in order to make the job easier.
    • I believed that all of my food and drink was being drugged.
    • She has drugged the soldiers' wine, but when she hears movement, she thinks that one of them is awake.
    • They drugged your drink and then while you were out of it, you fell into the pool.
    • Riley arrived at Stephanie's house and she drugged his drink.
    • Then, Connor drugged Olivia's coffee in the ski lodge.
    • Johnston makes no assumptions about who may have drugged her drink, as the crowd was mixed and she couldn't always tell who was a regular and who was a tourist.
    • The three told police that the women had somehow drugged their drinks making them easily manipulated which resulted in an easy robbery.
    • Lady Arquette drugged Chantelle's wine for one week and observed her closely by pretending to spend quality time with her.
    • Wow, I didn't even think about the drink being drugged.
    • Repeatedly drugging his food and disregarding any positive assertion from his new ‘neighbour,’ Shawn meets his demise when his gun prevents Victor even from committing suicide.
    • Stephanie drugs Ellie's drink and leaves her vulnerable with a group of men
    • We went to a party one night, and he drugged my drink.
    • She had to drug your food with sedatives to get you to the lab.
    • He is accused of killing more than 20 young Western backpackers across Asia, usually by drugging their food or drink, in the 1970s and 1980s.
    • I was sure that the only place I could have gotten it was at the Lazy Camel, and only if my drink had been drugged.
    • We were in a daze, caught in a trance and she was sure the coffee was drugged.