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Synonyms for cure
kyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪcure

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.5 / 2 votes

  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 WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. curénoun

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

  2. cureverb

    heal, remedy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD3.0 / 2 votes

  1. CURE

    Clopidogrel in Unstable Angina to Prevent Recurrent ischaemic Events

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How to use cure in a sentence?

  1. H.W. Mann:

    No drugs, doctors, or treatments will cure life style

  2. Pope Francis:

    Dear brothers, such diseases and such temptations are naturally a danger for each Christian and for each Curia, ... We have to cure ourselves of these.

  3. Alex Gibney:

    I spent a lot of time on the idea of auditing because it's a kind of talking cure, so the beginning of the film, people talk their way in. By the end, they talk their way out. Speaking out has become their way of not only leaving the church but helping others who might be suffering under the abuses. The idea of speaking out is fundamental to the film.

  4. Beau Phillips:

    We coordinate with clinics and hospitals to obtain human tissue and blood -- specimens that would be otherwise be disposed of -- and provide them to biotechnology and academic institutions performing research to find a cure, the nation's and the world's greatest research facilities need a reliable source of healthy human-derived blood, tissue and cellular specimens to perform their studies. As a point of clarification, StemExpress has never requested nor received an intact fetus.

  5. Frederick Chiluba:

    Privatization is a bitter pill but it is a pill that will cure.

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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