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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.

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

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Preposition:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

  4. cureverb

    make (substances) hard and improve their usability

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

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

  5. cureverb

    be or become preserved

    "the apricots cure in the sun"

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. curenoun

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

  2. curenoun

    Synonyms:
    healing, restoration

  3. cureverb

    Synonyms:
    remedy, heal

  4. cureverb

    Synonyms:
    restore to health

  5. cureverb

    Synonyms:
    preserve (from putrefaction)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. curénoun

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

  2. cureverb

    Synonyms:
    heal, remedy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CURE

    Synonyms:
    Clopidogrel in Unstable Angina to Prevent Recurrent ischaemic Events

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How to use cure in a sentence?

  1. Tom Hanks as his dad:

    If I invented The Cure for cancer tomorrow, in the article The Cure would say,' Tom Hanks' Son Invents The Cure For Cancer,' you know what I mean ? The Cure's inevitable.

  2. Andre Machado:

    The expectation is that by applying stimulation, it will augment or boost the effects of physical rehabilitation, we have no expectation that it will cure stroke.

  3. Mark Twain:

    The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    To cure a person’s anger and hate, treat him with kindness and love.

  5. 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.

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Translations for cure

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  • علاجArabic
  • лекарство, изцерявам, вулканиза́ция, консервирам, лечение, излекувамBulgarian
  • lék, uzdravit, léčit, vyléčit, léčbaCzech
  • iachâdWelsh
  • helbredeDanish
  • trocknen, heilen, Heilung, pökeln, kurieren, aushärten, räuchern, haltbar machenGerman
  • θεραπεία, θεραπεύωGreek
  • kuraciEsperanto
  • curar, cura, curaciónSpanish
  • درمانPersian
  • parantaa, hoitaa, lääke, parannus, hoito, kypsyttääFinnish
  • traitement, soigner, guérirFrench
  • leasaigh, leigheasIrish
  • saillScottish Gaelic
  • מַרְפֵּא, ריפאHebrew
  • इलाजHindi
  • gyógymódHungarian
  • cura, curareItalian
  • 治療, 癒す, 治すJapanese
  • წამალი, მკურნალობაGeorgian
  • 치료, 治療Korean
  • curo, sano, medeor, remediumLatin
  • ແກ້Lao
  • whakapaoa, wāmu, rongoāMāori
  • remedie, genezenDutch
  • kurereNorwegian
  • lekarstwoPolish
  • sanar, cura, curarPortuguese
  • hampiyQuechua
  • însănătoși, tămădui, tratament, vindecaRomanian
  • исцеля́ть, вы́лечить, лече́ние, вя́лить, консерви́ровать, провя́лить, законсерви́ровать, исцели́ть, излечи́ть, лечи́ть, вулканиза́цияRussian
  • kuroj, shërojAlbanian
  • kur, bota, kureraSwedish
  • నివారణTelugu
  • sağaltmak, tedavi, tedavi etmek, iyileştirmek, kürTurkish
  • ВилікуватиUkrainian
  • علاجUrdu
  • היילןYiddish
  • 治愈Chinese

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