1 (of drugs) through the mouth rather than through injection; "he was administered the drug orally" [syn: by mouth]
2 by spoken rather than written means; "these stories were transmitted by word of mouth" [syn: by word of mouth]
- By mouth.
- This medicine is taken orally. Swallowing a pill sure beats getting a shot every day.
- Spoken as opposed to written.
- I took the make up test orally because my arm is still in a cast.
The word oral may refer to:
As an adjective:
orally in German: Oral
orally in French: Oral
orally in Dutch: Oraal
orally in Polish: Oral
orally in Swedish: Oral