from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To counteract or destroy the toxic properties of.
- transitive v. To remove the effects of poison from.
- transitive v. 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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- v. To remove foreign and harmful substances from something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to remove poison from; to rid of the effects of poison.
- transitive v. to render (a poisonous substance) non-toxic or harmless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. remove poison from
- v. treat for alcohol or drug dependence
de- + toxi(c) + -fy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)