Synonyms for placebopləˈsi boʊ for 1; plɑˈtʃeɪ boʊ for 2

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. placebo(noun)

    an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug

  2. placebo(noun)

    (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead

Wiktionary

  1. placebo(noun)

    Antonyms:
    nocebo

  2. placebo(noun)

    A dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment.

    Antonyms:
    nocebo

  3. placebo(noun)

    Anything of no real benefit which nevertheless makes people feel better.

    Antonyms:
    nocebo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

placebos, cream

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. placebo

    Synonyms:
    Sugar pill


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