Medicinal vs Medicate - What's the difference?

medicinal | medicate |


As an adjective medicinal

is medicinal.

As a verb medicate is

to prescribe or administer medication.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

medicinal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
  • Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
  • Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.
  • See also

    * salutary

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.
  • Anagrams

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    medicate

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To prescribe or administer medication.
  • Anagrams

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