1 ) Amount of medicine to be taken at one time Let her take a dose of this medicine.
( 2 ) Any experience of something unpleasant He had a dose of malaria in the recent past.
( 3 ) Any experience of something enjoyable What you need is a dose of laughter.
What he needed was a large dose of courage.
( 4 ) Venereal infection Have you caught a dose?
Doze : (verb)
( 1 ) Sleep lightly He dozed in the armchair
( 2 ) Fall into a light sleep She dozed off during the film.
Doze : (noun)
( 1 ) Short, light sleep I had a quick doze on the train