English for Pharmacists > Basic Level > Vocabulary > Verbs

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Aconsejar

To advise
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To give an opinion or suggestion to someone about what should be done.
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Administrar

To administer
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To apply something as a remedy.
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Almacenar

To store
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To put or keep things in a special place for use in the future.
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Bloquear

To block
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To interrupt or obstruct the proper functioning of a physiological process, especially by the use of drugs.
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Causar

To cause
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To make something happen, especially something bad.
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Comprar

To buy
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To get something by paying money for it. Past simple: bought; past participle: bought. To purchase.
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Consultar

To consult
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To seek information or advice from someone, especially an expert or professional.
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Cuidar

To care
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To provide needed assistance or watchful supervision.
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Curar

To heal
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To restore to health; to cure.
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Desechar

To discard
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To throw away; to reject.
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Dispensar

To dispense
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To prepare and give out medicines according to a doctor’s prescription.
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Elaborar

To compound
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To produce or create by combining two or more ingredients or parts.
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Evaluar

To evaluate
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To judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount, or value of something.
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Formular

To formulate
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To prepare according to a specified formula.
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Informar

To inform
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To tell someone about particular facts.
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Investigar

To research
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To study a subject in detail, especially in order to discover new information or reach a new understanding.
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Medir

To measure
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To ascertain the size, amount, or degree of something by using an instrument or device marked in standard units.
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Mejorar

To improve
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To raise to a more desirable condition; to make or become better.
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Monitorizar

To monitor
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To observe and check the progress or quality of something over a period of time.
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Preparar

To prepare
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To put together or make by combining various elements or ingredients; to manufacture; to compound. Also, to make something ready beforehand for a specific purpose, as for an event or occasion.
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Prescribir

To prescribe
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To give instructions to a person to get a specific form of therapeutic treatment.
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Prevenir

To prevent
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To keep something from happening.
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Recomendar

To recommend
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To advise someone to do something.
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Revisar

To check
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To examine something in order to determine its accuracy, quality, or condition.
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Sufrir

To suffer
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To feel pain or distress; to sustain loss, injury, harm, or punishment.
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Toser

To cough
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To expel air from the lungs suddenly and noisily, often to keep the respiratory passages free of irritating material.
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Tragar

To swallow
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To cause something, especially food or drink, to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
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Tratar

To treat
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To give medical aid to counteract a disease or condition.
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Vender

To sell
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To give something to someone else in return for money. Past simple: sold; past participle: sold.
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