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English verb: detoxify

1. detoxify (change) remove poison from

SamplesDetoxify the soil.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. detoxify (body) treat for alcohol or drug dependence

SamplesHe was detoxified in the clinic.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)care for, treat

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