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Definition of Opiate


  1. Originally, a medicine of a thicker consistence than sirup, prepared with opium.
  2. Any medicine that contains opium, and has the quality of inducing sleep or repose; a narcotic.
  3. Anything which induces rest or inaction; that which quiets uneasiness.
  4. Inducing sleep; somniferous; narcotic; hence, anodyne; causing rest, dullness, or inaction; as, the opiate rod of Hermes.
  5. To subject to the influence of an opiate; to put to sleep.
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opiate in Dutch is opiaat