Meaning of detoxify

de•tox•i•fy

Pronunciation: (dē-tok'su-fī), [key]
— v., -fied, -fy•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to rid of poison or the effect of poison.
  2. to treat (a person addicted to alcohol or drugs) under a program of detoxification.
—v.i.
  1. to undergo detoxification.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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