from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Rehabilitation.
- n. Something, especially a building, that has undergone rehabilitation.
- transitive v. To rehabilitate: "purchased and rehabbed eight units of housing” ( Hatfield MA Valley Advocate).
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- n. An act of rehabilitation, especially drug rehabilitation.
- n. An institution for rehabilitation.
- v. To rehabilitate.
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The word rehab is dirty for them, and dirty still because this place sits at the right hand of their god.
Even the requisite stint in rehab is considered a chance to regroup as a family.
And this character not only survives, but after some time in rehab, is back as good as new.
Unfortunately, the term rehab gets tossed around an awful lot and that's a term that really means nothing to me.
Now I don ` t know this facility she ` s gone into, but if it ` s truly an in -- you guys throw around the term rehab as though it has some meaning.
The story behind the rehab is actually pretty interesting.
Lindsay Lohan's cell phone, Twitter use is limited in rehab ...
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Charlie Sheen avoids jail, sentenced to 30 days in rehab