detox

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Etymology[edit]

Clipping of detoxification.

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Noun[edit]

detox (countable and uncountable, plural detoxes)

  1. Detoxification, especially of the body from alcohol or illegal, addictive drugs.
  2. A detoxification unit.

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detox (third-person singular simple present detoxes, present participle detoxing, simple past and past participle detoxed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To detoxify, especially from alcohol or recreational drugs.
    • 2015, Dawn Lerman, My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes:
      My grandmother said being organized led to success, so I set out to turn our fridge into a liquid dieter's paradise. First was detoxing the kitchen. I tossed out everything that would lead to temptation, like the leftover candy from Halloween, as well as everything that was expired and rotten.

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detox m

  1. (informal) Detoxification.
  2. (informal) A detoxification unit.