Rehab is defined as treatment for an addiction or to a course of treatment that helps you to get better after a medical problem.noun
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- When you are addicted to drugs and get sent to a facility to learn how to break your addiction, this is an example of rehab.
- When you have a stroke and have to learn to walk and talk again, this process is an example of rehab.
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transitive verb re·habbed
- Something, especially a building, that has undergone rehabilitation.
To rehabilitate: “purchased and rehabbed eight units of housing” (Hatfield MA Valley Advocate).
rehab - Medical Definition
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