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antacid Syllabification: ant·ac·id
Pronunciation: /ˌan(t)ˈasəd/

Definition of antacid in English:


(Chiefly of a medicine) preventing or correcting acidity, especially in the stomach.
Example sentences
  • The Pharmacy stocks a number of antacid preparations.
  • Examples of antacid brands include Rennies and Gaviscon.
  • Of course over-the-counter antacid pills (cimtidine and ranitidine) are available, but I really prefer to avoid possible side-effects they may cause.


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An antacid medicine.
Example sentences
  • These familiar antacids were medicine chest staples.
  • This medicine contains antacids that can keep other medicines from working properly if the 2 medicines are taken too close together.
  • For example, antacids, antibiotics, and oral contraceptives alter your body's absorption of several B vitamins.

Words that rhyme with antacid

Abbasid, acid, flaccid, Hasid, placid

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