Synonyms of poisoning


1. poisoning, toxic condition, intoxication, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition

usage: the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance

2. poisoning, killing, kill, putting to death

usage: the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill


1. poison, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

usage: spoil as if by poison; "poison someone's mind"; "poison the atmosphere in the office"

2. poison, kill

usage: kill with poison; "She poisoned her husband"

3. poison, envenom, change, alter, modify

usage: add poison to; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"

4. poison, kill

usage: kill by its poison; "This mushrooms can poison"

5. poison, drug, dose

usage: administer poison to; "She poisoned her husband but he did not die"

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