Definition of rehab noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈriːhæb//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːhæb//
[uncountable] Addiction, Conventional medicine
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the process of helping to cure somebody who has a problem with drugs or alcohol to go into rehab a rehab clinic Wordfinderabuse, addict, deal, dependence, detoxification, drug, hallucinate, overdose, rehab, withdrawal See related entries: Addiction, Conventional medicine Word Origin1940s: abbreviation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rehab