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Definition 1: the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified - [noun denoting artifact]

(detox is a kind of ...) block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care

"they put her in a 4-bed ward"

Definition 2: treat for alcohol or drug dependence - [verb of body]

Samples where detox or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was detoxified in the clinic

Synonyms for detox in the sense of this definition

(detox is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

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