transitive verb-·habbed·, -·hab·bing
After Louise had a stroke, she needed rehab with a speech therapist to learn how to speak again.
- 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.
- Rehabilitation, especially a program of treatment for an injury or an addiction.
- Something, especially a building, that has undergone rehabilitation.
transitive verbre·habbed, re·hab·bing, re·habs
(third-person singular simple present rehabs, present participle rehabbing, simple past and past participle rehabbed)
- To rehabilitate.
- (law) Abbreviation of rehabilitation.
This is the customary abbreviation of this term as used in case citations. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Case Names and Institutional Authors in Citations", Table T6, p. 430-431.
rehab - Medical Definition
- Whether it's the first picture of a celebrity baby, a hot new couple or someone who's resurfaced after months in isolation or a stint in rehab, it's sure to create buzz and most importantly, sell magazines and garner hits for Web sites.
- Rumors of overdoses and severe substance abuse problems, several stints in rehab, and a rocky relationship with her husband that frequently spills out into public physical confrontations have all played chaos with Amy's career.
- Others, like Polar, takes a more advanced approach by also letting you search by function, i.e., if you're a runner, cyclist, cardiac rehab patient and so on, giving you a more narrow search to find the right product for you.
- Shortly after the interview, she checked into a drug rehab center in Antigua for less than 24 hours, then returned to Los Angles, where she paid a visit to a hair salon and shaved her head in full few of the paparazzi.
- Jeff Conaway, a disaster from day one of the first Celebrity Rehab, has stated recently that he had a number of back surgeries after he left the Pasadena Recovery Center and is, once again, addicted to pain medication.