- 1A course of treatment for drug or alcohol dependence, typically at a residential facility: the star has been in rehab for a week the success of rehab is entirely dependent on the patient’s commitment to the processMore example sentences
- He recalled his stint in rehab for drug and alcohol addiction back when he was in high school.
- And weeks before launching a world tour, she goes into a drug and alcohol rehab center in Southern California.
- He was the one who put her there, who admitted her into rehab for her drug addiction.
- 1.1A course of treatment designed to reverse the debilitating effects of an injury: their best hitter has been in rehab since AugustMore example sentences
- The last stage of rehab from an injury combines a supervised exercise regime with dance classes, often with good results.
- I use this bike every day to go to my rehab for a back injury and I really need it back.
- He stutters and walks with a cane and is leaving for a rehab center to undergo physical therapy.
- 2US A thing, especially a building, that has been rehabilitated or restored.More example sentences
- A walk east of Tompkins Square Park reveals new businesses, new buildings, and rehabs fast replacing empty lots and former crack houses.
- With air quality issues in restaurants among the many legislative battles operators face in the coming decade, dropping by the site before any rehabs, redesigns or openings seems like a wise move.
- A contractor friend of ours who is now doing some rehab work in the house is telling us that the bedroom window is not legal.
verb (rehabs, rehabbing, rehabbed)[with object] North American Back to top
- Rehabilitate or restore: they don’t rehab you at all in jail (as adjective rehabbed) newly rehabbed apartments for rentMore example sentences
- When I was rehabbing my knees, I worked on my upper body.
- She was already rehabbing a Manhattan town house.
- After moving in, they plotted a seven-year remodeling plan, working on their own house in between Pick's jobs rehabbing a growing list of clients' homes.
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