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  Definition of poison
  1. anything that harms or destroys; "the poison of fascism"
  2. any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
  3. administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"
  4. add poison to; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"
  5. kill with poison; "She poisoned her husband"
  6. kill by its poison; "This mushrooms can kill"
  7. spoil as if by poison; "poison someone''s mind"; "poison the atmosphere in the office"
Similar Words: poisonous substance, envenom

 

Hyponyms: atropine, hyoscyamine, toxin, intoxicate

 

Derivational Morphology: envenom, poisoning, poisonous substance, poisoner

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: helm   Arabic: سم  
Bosnian: otrov   Bulgarian: отрова and тровя  
Catalan: emmetzinar and verí   Chinese: 毒物  
Croatian: otrov   Danish: forgifte and gift  
Dutch: gif and vergiftigen   Esperanto: veneno  
Estonian: mürgitama and mürk   Finnish: myrkky and myrkyttää  
French: empoisonner and poison   German: Gift and vergiften  
Greek: δηλητήριο   Hebrew: רעל  
Hindi: विष   Hungarian: méreg and megmérgez  
Indonesian: racun   Interlingua: invenenar and veneno  
Italian: avvelenare and veleno   Japanese:  
Korean:   Kurdish: jehr and jehr kirin  
Latin: veneno and venenum   Lithuanian: nuodai  
Norwegian: gift   Persian: sc=FAchar  
Polish: trucizna and truć   Portuguese: envenenar and veneno  
Russian: яд   Slovak: jed and otráviť  
Slovene: strup   Spanish: veneno  
Swahili: sumu   Swedish: förgifta and gift  
Telugu: విషం   Turkish: zehir  
Urdu: sc=URchar  
 
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