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Dope Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    dope n
  1. street names for marijuana [syn: pot, grass, green goddess, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane]
  2. an ignorant or foolish person [syn: dumbbell, dummy, boob, booby, pinhead]
  3. carbonated drink flavored with extract from Kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States) [syn: cola]
  4. slang terms for inside information; "is that the straight dope?" [syn: poop, the skinny, low-down] v
  5. take drugs to improve one's athletic performance
  6. add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; "The resistors have been doped"
  7. give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race" [syn: dope up]
Dope Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dope \Dope\, v. t.
  1. To treat or affect with dope; as, to dope nitroglycerin; specif.: (a) To give stupefying drugs to; to drug. [Slang] (b) To administer a stimulant to (a horse) to increase his speed. It is a serious offense against the laws of racing. [Race-track Slang]
  2. To judge or guess; to predict the result of, as by the aid of dope. [Slang]
Dope Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dope \Dope\ (d[=o]p), n. [D. doop a dipping, fr. doopen to dip. Cf. Dip.]
  1. Any thick liquid or pasty preparation, as of opium for medicinal purposes, of grease for a lubricant, etc.
  2. Any preparation, as of opium, used to stupefy or, in the case of a race horse, to stimulate. [Slang or Cant]
  3. An absorbent material; esp., in high explosives, the sawdust, infusorial earth, mica, etc., mixed with nitroglycerin to make a damp powder (dynamite, etc.) less dangerous to transport, and ordinarily explosive only by

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* To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser. - Robertson Davies

* All dope can do for you is kill you the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you. - Billie Holiday

* Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. ... If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude. - Jesse Louis Jackson


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