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Synonyms for heal

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mend, healverb

    heal or recover

    "My broken leg is mending"

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

  2. healverb

    get healthy again

    "The wound is healing slowly"

    bring around, cure, mend

  3. 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, cure, bring to, bring back, mend, bring round

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. healverb

    cure, remedy, restore, make sound or whole

  2. healverb

    reconcile, compose, settle, make up

  3. healverb

    be cured, become sound

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. healverb

    cure, repair, cicatrize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "heal":

    cure, healing, fix, bandage, treat

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  1. Sohini Chakraborty:

    Often, in the rehabilitation of victims of trafficking and sexual violence, the impact on the body can be overlooked, dance is about the body, and the women are somewhat familiar with these dance forms, so we can help them heal and create a more positive body image.

  2. Debbie Allen:

    We are all trying to heal, whether we have this virus right now or not. We are connected -- every last one of us, everyone knows somebody that has it. Everyone is in a community that is threatened by it. There's not place on this planet that is free of it. So this dance is an expression of joy and freedom and self-will. You are willing yourself to be powerful and you are willing yourself to breathe and be free and to face any challenge.

  3. Pham Quang Lanh:

    I didn't want to go to hospital again because I hoped it would heal on its own and even now, three years later, I'm still paying the bill back for the last operation. I just couldn't afford another medical bill.

  4. Sharon White:

    When my brother was a donor after he passed away a few years ago, it helped my dad to heal, today, knowing his life is continuing through others really is helping us through our grief too.

  5. Jennifer McClellan:

    I think this is a first step in beginning the process to heal wounds that have been festering for 400 years, now we can finally begin the process of healing that wound. This can not be the only step.

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