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  Definition of cure
  1. a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  2. provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy''s acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
  3. prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"
  4. be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
  5. make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
Similar Words: remedy, curative, bring around, heal

 

Hyponyms: acoustic, antidote, counterpoison, emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant, lenitive, lotion, application, magic bullet, ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve, palliative, alleviant, alleviator, panacea, nostrum, cure-all, preventive, preventative, prophylactic, recuperate, dun

 

Entailments: treat, care for

 

Part Meronyms: treatment

 

Derivational Morphology: bring around, heal, remedy, relieve, therapist, healer, curative, hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing

 

Anagrams: ecru

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 治療   Dutch: behandeling and genezen  
Finnish: parannus and parantaa   French: traitement and traiter  
German: Heilung and kurieren   Greek: θεραπεύσει and θεραπεία  
Hebrew: לרפא and מרפא   Italian: cura and curare  
Japanese: 治療   Korean: 치료  
Latin: remedium and sanare   Portuguese: cura and curar  
Russian: вылечить and лечение   Spanish: cura and curar  
Swedish: bota and kur  
 
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