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DETOX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does detox mean? 

DETOX (noun)
  The noun DETOX has 1 sense:

1. the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified

  Familiarity information: DETOX used as a noun is very rare.


DETOX (verb)
  The verb DETOX has 1 sense:

1. treat for alcohol or drug dependence

  Familiarity information: DETOX used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DETOX (noun)


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Meaning:

The hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("detox" is a kind of...):

hospital ward; ward (block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care)


DETOX (verb)


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Meaning:

Treat for alcohol or drug dependence

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

detox; detoxify

Context example:

He was detoxified in the clinic

Hypernyms (to "detox" is one way to...):

care for; treat (provide treatment for)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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