What does detox mean?

Definitions for detox
ˈdi tɒks; diˈtɒksdetox

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detoxverb

    the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified

  2. detox, detoxifyverb

    treat for alcohol or drug dependence

    "He was detoxified in the clinic"


  1. detoxnoun



  1. detoxnoun

    detoxification, especially of alcohol or illegal, addictive drugs.

  2. detoxnoun

    A detoxification unit.

  3. detoxverb

    detoxify, especially from alcohol or illegal, addictive drugs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detox in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of detox in a Sentence

  1. Doug Naselroad:

    We don't do the difficult work that the recovery centers do. We don't take people in who need to go through detox, what we do is we accept people into our studios when they've phased into a place where that's useful to them ; when they're ready to come out into the light of day. We try to occupy them and mitigate their recidivism.

  2. Wesley Jerilla:

    I've now gotten a few people into detox.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who talks exactly as it feels inside own heart and walks outside on the same path in life does not need to detox to make oneself free from the negative people.

  4. Peer Specialist Bobby Brazell:

    I’ve tried many ways myself to get clean but it was not until I asked God to help me…. I was in detox and I asked God either let me die right now or help me live a life free of drugs and that was when I got clean.

  5. Richard Achiro:

    Even if they look good on the outside, do they have excessive diarrhea ? Are their livers and kidneys starting to give out from having to detox toxins ? Are they adhering to this regimented style of eating in such a way to compromise their relationships and work life ?

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  • Simon Kadwill
    Detox as a word is abbreviated from the word Detoxification Detox is a well used slang word but has no real meaning outside the clinical treatment of drug addiction or poisoning. Detoxification is the removal of toxins, poisons or harmful substances from the body. It is a treatment used for people addicted to drugs, alcohol (alcoholism)and artificial chemicals in food and drinks (chemicalism) when the level of toxins has become so high it has caused ill health. 
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