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Synonyms for cure
kyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪcure

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cure

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    be cured, be healed, be restored, heal, reanimate, recover, recruit, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume, retrieve

    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeuticverb

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

    therapeutic, redress, remedy, curative, remediation

  2. bring around, cure, healverb

    provide a cure for, make healthy again

    "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

    bring around, bring to, heal, bring back, mend, bring round

  3. cureverb

    prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve

    "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"

    bring around, heal

  4. cureverb

    make (substances) hard and improve their usability

    "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"

    bring around, heal

  5. cureverb

    be or become preserved

    "the apricots cure in the sun"

    bring around, heal

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. curenoun

    remedy, antidote, specific, restorative, reparative, corrective, help

  2. curenoun

    healing, restoration

  3. cureverb

    remedy, heal

  4. cureverb

    restore to health

  5. cureverb

    preserve (from putrefaction)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. curénoun

    spiritual charge, curacy, medical treatment, therapy, antidote, remedy, specific, healing

  2. cureverb

    heal, remedy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CURE

    Clopidogrel in Unstable Angina to Prevent Recurrent ischaemic Events

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How to use cure in a sentence?

  1. Voltaire:

    Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.

  2. Amie May:

    I want people to know it’s out there, we have a virus that doesn’t have a cure, and that’s scary.

  3. Timothy Henrich:

    I am an optimist because I'm a scientist and vice versa, i do have hope. I think that finding a scalable cure that is safe and can be applied to a vast majority of individuals living with HIV is definitely attainable, but we have a lot more work to go.

  4. Inigo DeLeon:

    The cure for writer's cramp is writer's block.

  5. Donald Trump:

    You don't cure a child molester, there's no cure for it. Pathological, there's no cure for that.

Translations for cure

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  • علاجArabic
  • изцерявам, излекувам, лечение, консервирам, лекарство, вулканиза́цияBulgarian
  • léčba, léčit, vyléčit, lék, uzdravitCzech
  • iachâdWelsh
  • helbredeDanish
  • kurieren, pökeln, Heilung, aushärten, räuchern, trocknen, haltbar machen, heilenGerman
  • θεραπεύω, θεραπείαGreek
  • kuraciEsperanto
  • curación, curar, curaSpanish
  • درمانPersian
  • hoitaa, parantaa, hoito, lääke, kypsyttää, parannusFinnish
  • traitement, soigner, guérirFrench
  • leigheas, leasaighIrish
  • saillScottish Gaelic
  • ריפא, מַרְפֵּאHebrew
  • इलाजHindi
  • gyógymódHungarian
  • curare, curaItalian
  • 癒す, 治す, 治療Japanese
  • მკურნალობა, წამალიGeorgian
  • 치료, 治療Korean
  • medeor, curo, remedium, sanoLatin
  • ແກ້Lao
  • wāmu, rongoā, whakapaoaMāori
  • genezen, remedieDutch
  • kurereNorwegian
  • lekarstwoPolish
  • sanar, cura, curarPortuguese
  • hampiyQuechua
  • tratament, însănătoși, tămădui, vindecaRomanian
  • исцеля́ть, лече́ние, вулканиза́ция, провя́лить, вы́лечить, лечи́ть, консерви́ровать, исцели́ть, вя́лить, излечи́ть, законсерви́роватьRussian
  • kuroj, shërojAlbanian
  • kurera, bota, kurSwedish
  • నివారణTelugu
  • iyileştirmek, kür, tedavi, tedavi etmek, sağaltmakTurkish
  • ВилікуватиUkrainian
  • علاجUrdu
  • היילןYiddish
  • 治愈Chinese

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