Dose vs Intake - What's the difference?

dose | intake |


As nouns the difference between dose and intake

is that dose is sow (female pig) while intake is the place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; opposed to outlet.

As a verb intake is

to take or draw in (in all the senses of the noun).

dose

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A measured portion of medicine taken at any one time.
  • The quantity of an agent (not always active) substance or radiation administered at any one time.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-04-21, volume=411, issue=8884, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Subtle effects , passage=Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese
  • A venereal infection.
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 382:
  • It would be very expensive to cure a dose here, as well as unbelievably painful.

    Verb

    (dos)
  • to administer a dose
  • to prescribe a dose
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    intake

    English

    Noun

  • The place where water or air is taken into a pipe or conduit; opposed to outlet.
  • The beginning of a contraction or narrowing in a tube or cylinder.
  • The quantity taken in.
  • the intake of air
  • An act or instance of taking in: an intake of oxygen or food.
  • The people taken into an organisation or establishment at a particular time.
  • the new intake of students

    Verb

  • To take or draw in (in all the senses of the noun).
  • Derived terms

    * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Anagrams

    * *