dry out

verb

Definition of dry out

intransitive verb
:to undergo an extended period of withdrawal from alcohol or drug use especially at a special clinic

First Known Use of dry out

1892


Medical Dictionary

dry-out

adjective \ ˈdrī-ˌau̇t \

medical Definition of dry-out

:providing detoxification treatment
  • checked into a dry-out clinic

dry out

transitive verb \ (ˈ)drī-ˈau̇t \

medical Definition of dry out

:to subject to withdrawal from the use of alcohol or drugs :detoxify 2
intransitive verb
:to undergo an extended period of withdrawal from alcohol or drug use especially at a special clinic :detoxify

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