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de·tox

 (dē-tŏks′) Informal
tr.v. de·toxed, de·tox·ing, de·tox·es
To subject to detoxification.
n. (dē′tŏks′)
1. A section of a hospital or clinic in which patients are detoxified.
2. A course of treatment involving detoxification.

[Short for detoxify.]

detox

(ˈdiːˌtɒks)
n
(Medicine) treatment designed to rid the body of poisonous substances, esp alcohol and drugs
vb
(Medicine) to rid (the body) or undergo treatment to rid the body of poisonous substances, esp alcohol and drugs
[C20: from (for sense 1) detoxification or (for sense 2) detoxicate]

de•tox

(n. ˈdi tɒks; v. diˈtɒks)
Informal. n.
1. detoxification.
v.t., v.i.
2. to detoxify.
[1970–75, Amer.]

detox


Past participle: detoxed
Gerund: detoxing

Imperative
detox
detox
Present
I detox
you detox
he/she/it detoxes
we detox
you detox
they detox
Preterite
I detoxed
you detoxed
he/she/it detoxed
we detoxed
you detoxed
they detoxed
Present Continuous
I am detoxing
you are detoxing
he/she/it is detoxing
we are detoxing
you are detoxing
they are detoxing
Present Perfect
I have detoxed
you have detoxed
he/she/it has detoxed
we have detoxed
you have detoxed
they have detoxed
Past Continuous
I was detoxing
you were detoxing
he/she/it was detoxing
we were detoxing
you were detoxing
they were detoxing
Past Perfect
I had detoxed
you had detoxed
he/she/it had detoxed
we had detoxed
you had detoxed
they had detoxed
Future
I will detox
you will detox
he/she/it will detox
we will detox
you will detox
they will detox
Future Perfect
I will have detoxed
you will have detoxed
he/she/it will have detoxed
we will have detoxed
you will have detoxed
they will have detoxed
Future Continuous
I will be detoxing
you will be detoxing
he/she/it will be detoxing
we will be detoxing
you will be detoxing
they will be detoxing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been detoxing
you have been detoxing
he/she/it has been detoxing
we have been detoxing
you have been detoxing
they have been detoxing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been detoxing
you will have been detoxing
he/she/it will have been detoxing
we will have been detoxing
you will have been detoxing
they will have been detoxing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been detoxing
you had been detoxing
he/she/it had been detoxing
we had been detoxing
you had been detoxing
they had been detoxing
Conditional
I would detox
you would detox
he/she/it would detox
we would detox
you would detox
they would detox
Past Conditional
I would have detoxed
you would have detoxed
he/she/it would have detoxed
we would have detoxed
you would have detoxed
they would have detoxed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.detox - the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
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; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
Verb1.detox - treat for alcohol or drug dependence; "He was detoxified in the clinic"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
Translations
detoxifikacedetoxifikační oddělení

detox

[ˈdiːtɒks]
n [addict] → désintoxication f, désintox f
(= purifying treatment) → désintoxication f
vt
(= treat for addiction) → désintoxiquer
(= purify) → désintoxiquer
vi
[addict] → se désintoxiquer
(= cleanse one's system) → se désintoxiquer

detox

(inf)
n (= treatment)Entzug m (inf); detox centre (Brit) or center (US) → Entzugsklinik f; detox programme (Brit) or program (US) → Entzugsprogramm nt (inf)
viEntzug machen (inf)
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