Synonyms for aspirin
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- 1. aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph, salicylate, analgesic, anodyne, painkiller, pain pill
- usage: the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets