noun, de·tox often attributive \ˈdē-ˌtäks, di-ˈtäks\

: special treatment that helps a person to stop using drugs or alcohol

Full Definition of DETOX

:  detoxification from an intoxicating or addictive substance <a detox clinic>
:  a detox program or facility <spent one week in detox>
detox verb

Examples of DETOX

  1. He spent one week in detox.
  2. The famous writer recently went into detox.
  3. She has been through two detoxes in the past year.

First Known Use of DETOX



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