HyperDic: detoxify

English > 2 senses of the word detoxify:
VERBchangedetoxify, detoxicateremove poison from
bodydetoxify, detoxtreat for alcohol or drug dependence
detoxify > pronunciation
Soundsdihtaa'ksahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > detoxify: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove poison from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"detoxify the soil"
Synonymdetoxicate
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdesintoxicar
Catalandesintoxicar, destoxicar
Nounsdetoxificationtreatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)
English > detoxify: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningtreat for alcohol or drug dependence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymdetox
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Spanishdesintoxicar
Nounsdetoxificationa treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances

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