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NOUN (5)

1. something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size;

2. a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet;
[syn: pill, lozenge, tablet, tab]

3. a unpleasant or tiresome person;

4. something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured;
- Example: "his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take"

5. a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception;
[syn: pill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulant]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pill \Pill\, n. [F. pilute, L. pilula a pill, little ball, dim. of L. pila a ball. Cf. Piles.] 1. A medicine in the form of a little ball, or small round mass, to be swallowed whole. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively, something offensive or nauseous which must be accepted or endured. --Udall. [1913 Webster] Pill beetle (Zool.), any small beetle of the genus Byrrhus, having a rounded body, with the head concealed beneath the thorax. Pill bug (Zool.), any terrestrial isopod of the genus Armadillo, having the habit of rolling itself into a ball when disturbed. Called also pill wood louse. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pill \Pill\, n. [Cf. Peel skin, or Pillion.] The peel or skin. [Obs.] "Some be covered over with crusts, or hard pills, as the locusts." --Holland. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pill \Pill\, v. i. To be peeled; to peel off in flakes. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pill \Pill\, v. t. [Cf. L. pilare to deprive of hair, and E. pill, n. (above).] 1. To deprive of hair; to make bald. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To peel; to make by removing the skin. [1913 Webster] [Jacob] pilled white streaks . . . in the rods. --Gen. xxx. 37. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pill \Pill\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Pilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Pilling.] [F. piller, L. pilare; cf. It. pigliare to take. Cf. Peel to plunder.] To rob; to plunder; to pillage; to peel. See Peel, to plunder. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Pillers and robbers were come in to the field to pill and to rob. --Sir T. Malroy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pill n 1: something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size 2: a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet [syn: pill, lozenge, tablet, tab] 3: a unpleasant or tiresome person 4: something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured; "his competitor's success was a bitter pill to take" 5: a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception [syn: pill, birth control pill, contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive pill, oral contraceptive, anovulatory drug, anovulant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "pill": IUD, SOB, bag, bastard, birth control device, bolus, bore, bugger, butt, buttonholer, capsule, condom, contraceptive, contraceptive foam, cough drop, crank, crashing bore, creep, cure, diaphragm, drag, drip, drug, dryasdust, dusty, fag, fart, flat tire, frightful bore, headache, heel, hood, hooligan, humdrum, intrauterine device, jerk, louse, lozenge, meanie, medicament, medication, medicine, mother, nuisance, oral contraceptive, pastille, pellet, pessary, pest, pharmaceutical, prophylactic, proser, rat, remedy, rubber, shit, shithead, shitheel, skin, smoke, spermicidal jelly, spermicide, stinkard, stinker, tablet, the pill, troche, turd, twaddler, wet blanket