Meaning of POISON in English

POISON

n. 25B6; noun

a deadly poison : TOXIN, toxicant, venom; archaic bane. See lists.

Marianne would spread her poison : MALICE, ill will, hate, malevolence, bitterness, spite, spitefulness, venom, acrimony, rancour; bad influence, cancer, corruption, pollution.

toxic.

25B6; verb

her mother poisoned her : GIVE POISON TO; murder.

a blackmailer poisoning baby foods : CONTAMINATE, put poison in, adulterate, spike, lace, doctor.

the Amazon is being poisoned : POLLUTE, contaminate, taint, blight, spoil; poetic/literary befoul.

they poisoned his mind : PREJUDICE, bias, jaundice, embitter, sour, envenom, warp, corrupt, subvert.

Poisonous Substances and Gases

aconitine hyoscyamine

afterdamp iodine

Agent Orange lewisite

aldrin lindane

allyl alcohol mercuric chloride

ammonia methanol

antifreeze muscarine

arsenic nerve gas

arsine nitric acid

atropine nitrogen dioxide

bleach osmium tetroxide

blister gas ouabain

bromine oxalic acid

cacodyl paraquat

cacodylic acid parathion

carbon disulphide Paris green

carbon monoxide perchloric acid

caustic soda perchloroethylene

chlordane phenol

chlorine phosgene

coniine quinine

curare rat poison

cyanic acid ricin

cyanide rotenone

cyanogen santonin

diazomethane sarin

diborane solanine

digitalin strophanthin

digoxin strychnine

dioxane sulphur dioxide

endrin tartar emetic

ethylene oxide tetrodotoxin

fluorine turpentine

formaldehyde veratrine

hydrocyanic acid warfarin

hydrogen cyanide white spirit

hydrogen sulphide zinc chromate

Poisonous Plants and Fungi

aconite lucky bean

baneberry manchineel

belladonna meadow saffron

black bryony mezereon

buttercup monkshood

cowbane naked boys

deadly nightshade naked ladies

death cap oleander

desert rose panther cap

destroying angel poison ivy

dog's mercury privet

fly agaric the sickener

fool's parsley spurge laurel

foxglove stavesacre

greater celandine thorn apple

hellebore upas (tree)

hemlock water dropwort

henbane water hemlock

Indian poke white snakeroot

laburnum wolfsbane

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