Simple Definition of detox
: special treatment that helps a person to stop using drugs or alcohol
Full Definition of detox
1 : detoxification from an intoxicating or addictive substance <a detox clinic>
2 : a detox program or facility <spent one week in detox>
Examples of detox
He spent one week in detox.
The famous writer recently went into detox.
She has been through two detoxes in the past year.
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