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Synonyms for heal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mend, heal(verb)

    heal or recover

    "My broken leg is mending"

    repair, furbish up, bushel, restore, touch on, mend, fix, bring around, cure, doctor

  2. heal(verb)

    get healthy again

    "The wound is healing slowly"

    bring around, cure, mend

  3. bring around, cure, heal(verb)

    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, cure, bring to, bring back, mend, bring round

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heal

    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, cure, 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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heal

    cure, repair, restore, remedy, assuage, cicatrize, reconcile

    harm, hurt, wound, pierce, ulcerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heal(v. a.)

    cure, remedy, restore, make sound or whole

  2. heal(v. a.)

    reconcile, compose, settle, make up

  3. heal(v. n.)

    be cured, become sound

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. heal(v)

    cure, repair, cicatrize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "heal":

    cure, healing, fix, bandage, treat

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How to use heal in a sentence?

  1. Jordan Zietz:

    She now is going to remember this for the rest of her life. The sentence you are going to impose is going to pale in comparison to the life sentence shes already serving, we would ask that you follow what the family wants -- to get her back to them so they can heal quicker.

  2. William Franklin Billy Graham:

    The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

  3. Lydia Hearst:

    I have made the decision to come out in support of my husband not out of obligation, but out of necessity to speak the truth about the person I know, chris is nothing but loving and compassionate and is the only person who has stood by me, never judged me, helped me heal, and feel whole.

  4. Farid Fata:

    I have violated the Hippocratic oath and violated the trust of my patients, i do not know how I can heal the wound. I do not know how to express the sorrow and the shame.

  5. Darren Soto:

    This is an important step to preserve an LGBT historic landmark at a time when many of these sites are being destroyed, the memorial will serve as a reminder of the remarkable way our community came together to heal and overcome hate.

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. mesmerized
    • B. fascinated
    • C. transfixed
    • D. disenchanted

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