Toxic vs Venom - What's the difference?

toxic | venom |


As an adjective toxic

is toxic.

As a noun venom is

a poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.

As a verb venom is

to infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

toxic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (toxicology) Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.
  • Synonyms

    * poisonous * venomous

    References

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    venom

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia venom) (en noun)
  • A poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.
  • * Milton
  • Hurtful worm with cankered venom bites.
  • (figuratively) Feeling or speech marked by spite or malice.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the venom of such looks

    Derived terms

    * nonvenomous * venomous

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.
  • Venomed vengeance. — Shakespeare.
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    Noun

    (head)
  • poison, venom
  • See also

    * venen * venod