Detoxify meaning

dē-tŏksə-fī
To counteract or destroy the toxic properties of.
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To remove the effects of poison from.
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To treat (an individual) for alcohol or drug dependence, usually under a medically supervised program designed to rid the body of intoxicating or addictive substances.
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To remove a poison or poisonous effect from (something)
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To undergo or cause to undergo withdrawal from drug or alcohol addiction, usually by means of a specific program of treatment.
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To counteract or destroy the toxic properties of.

Drugs that are detoxified by the liver.

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To remove a toxic substance or the effects of such a substance from.

Soaked the cassava to detoxify it.

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To treat an individual for alcohol or drug intoxication, usually under a medically supervised program designed to rid the body of toxic substances and manage withdrawal symptoms.
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To remove foreign and harmful substances from something.
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Origin of detoxify

  • de– toxi(c) –fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition