Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who medicates; one who prescribes or prepares medicines.
  • noun An instrument for carrying remedies into a cavity of the body, as the larynx; an applicator.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • People are reaching for their "go to" medicator whether it be food, alcohol, drugs, sex or even spending.

    Dr. Tian Dayton: I Think I Got Scammed by the Acai Berry Thing

  • If the accused has friends, either to pay or tamper with the medicator, the draft is commonly made weak enough to insure its harmless rejection from the culprit's stomach; but when the victim is friendless, time is allowed for the entire venom to exude, and the drinker dies ere he can drink the second bowl.

    Captain Canot or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

  • Quis autem alius uel seruator bonorum uel malorum depulsor quam rector ac medicator mentium deus?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • What has been translated by that word seems little more than the art of a medicator of poisons, combined with that of a Pythoness or false prophetess; a crime, however, of a capital nature, by the Levitical law, since, in the first capacity, it implied great enmity to mankind, and in the second, direct treason to the divine Legislator.

    Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

  • What has been translated by that word seems little more than the art of a medicator of poisons, combined with that of a Pythoness or false prophetess; a crime, however, of a capital nature, by the Levitical law, since, in the first capacity, it implied great enmity to mankind, and in the second, direct treason to the divine Legislator.

    Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

  • During this special time we end up eating painkillers all day like a cry-for-help self-medicator.

    Vice Magazine

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