Meaning of POISON in English


vi to act as, or convey, a poison.

2. poison ·noun to injure or kill by poison; to administer poison to.

3. poison ·noun to put poison upon or into; to infect with poison; as, to poison an arrow; to poison food or drink.

4. poison ·noun that which taints or destroys moral purity or health; as, the poison of evil example; the poison of sin.

5. poison ·noun to taint; to corrupt; to vitiate; as, vice poisons happiness; slander poisoned his mind.

6. poison ·noun any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly effect upon it; as, morphine is a deadly poison; the poison of pestilential diseases.

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