Learner's definition of MEDICINE
1 : a substance that is used in treating disease or relieving pain and that is usually in the form of a pill or a liquid
2 [noncount] : the science that deals with preventing, curing, and treating diseases
Their research has led to many important advances in modern medicine.
She's interested in a career in medicine.
the practice/study of medicine
a taste/dose of your own medicineinformal
: harsh or unpleasant treatment that is like the treatment you have given other people
take your medicineinformal
: to accept something that is unpleasant because it is necessary and cannot be avoided