To overdose on something is to take too much of it. This can be dangerous because it can cause you to have a dangerous reaction.

  • She overdosed on painkillers and ended up in the hospital.

  • He overdosed on alcohol and passed out.

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Example Sentences for overdoses

  • 1

    Drug overdose can kill people.

  • 2

    The corpses are full of heroin, but the cause of death is not drug overdose.

  • 3

    He would die from a drug overdose by the end of the year.

  • 4

    I'm in the middle of a bloody overdose.

  • 5

    He died of a paregoric overdose.

  • 6

    The family denied that the overdose was an attempt at suicide.

  • 7

    She started to float into the sky because of the overdose.

  • 8

    Supportive care is the mainstay of treatment of benzodiazepine overdose.

  • 9

    He died of an accidental overdose of painkillers in 2007.

  • 10

    The cause of death was listed as cirrhosis and an overdose of cocaine.