detox detox  /ˈdi ˌtɑks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
  2. (v) treat for alcohol or drug dependence

Usage(s):

  1. A detox center in Yunnan's capital, Kunming, offers addicts a spoonful of herbal pills and a dose of boot-camp discipline.
  2. Opiate detox is not that hard to accomplish.
  3. So, I'm not sure about detox but in death he can be surely be redeemed.

News

  1. NJ ‘Tanning Mom’ Sent To MN Detox Facility

    A New Jersey woman widely known as "the tanning mom" was sent to a temporary detox facility after allegedly being intoxicated at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan says airport police were called to the Delta ticket counter Thursday because of an intoxicated woman. Hogan says Patricia Krentcil wasn't arrested but was taken to ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

  2. NJ 'tanning mom' sent to Minnesota detox facility

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A New Jersey woman widely known as "the tanning mom" was sent to a temporary detox facility after allegedly being intoxicated at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. 'Tanning mom' mom sent to Minn. detox facility

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A New Jersey woman widely known as "the tanning mom" was sent to a detox facility after allegedly being intoxicated at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Speaking on the "Today" show Tuesday morning, Sambora said, "I did detox. I didn't check into rehab. Instead of me heading into a place -- I was just drinking too much and I needed to get my life together. My dad died, too. It's been a rough year....
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Richie Sambora Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. UPDATE: Added Abdul in a statement today: "I want to make it perfectly clear to everyone that I have never been addicted to or abused drugs in my life," Abdul said. "I have never been drunk. I have never entered a rehab or detox treatment...
    on May 7, 2009 By: Paula Abdul Source: E! Online

  3. Gwyneth wrote on her website: "This programme allowed me to work and exercise regularly, some-thinI cannot do if I am on a liquidonly detox. I followed it to the letter and I feel pure and happy and much lighter."
    on Jul 31, 2009 By: Gwyneth Paltrow Source: Mirror.co.uk

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