detoxify etymology

English word detoxify comes from English accumulate, English -ify (To produce verbs meaning to make.), English tox

Detailed word origin of detoxify

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
-ify English (eng) To produce verbs meaning to make.
tox English (eng)
detoxify English (eng) To remove foreign and harmful substances from something.

Words with the same origin as detoxify

Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness accumulator bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate
Descendants of -ify
false fault