- rehabilitation, especially a program or facility for treating persons addicted to drugs or alcohol or recovering from certain medical conditions: He's been sober since coming out of rehab. She checked into rehab after suffering a stroke.
- a rehabilitated building.
- of or relating to rehabilitation: funds for new rehab projects in the city.
- to rehabilitate.
Origin of rehab
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