Detoxify Definition

dē-tŏksə-fī
detoxified, detoxifies, detoxifying
verb
detoxified, detoxifies, detoxifying
To counteract or destroy the toxic properties of.
American Heritage
To remove a poison or poisonous effect from (something)
Webster's New World
To undergo or cause to undergo withdrawal from drug or alcohol addiction, usually by means of a specific program of treatment.
Webster's New World
To counteract or destroy the toxic properties of.
Drugs that are detoxified by the liver.
American Heritage Medicine
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Origin of Detoxify

  • de– toxi(c) –fy

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

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