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English definition of “dope”

dope

verb     /dəʊp/
[T] to give a drug to a person or animal, usually so that they become sleepyDrugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
be doped up to have a lot of a drug in your body affecting your behaviourDrugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of dope verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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