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Synonyms for curekyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(verb)

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

    Synonyms:
    therapeutic, cure, redress, remedy, curative, remediation

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    bring around, cure, bring to, heal, bring back, mend, bring round

  3. cure(verb)

    prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve

    "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

  4. cure(verb)

    make (substances) hard and improve their usability

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

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

  5. cure(verb)

    be or become preserved

    "the apricots cure in the sun"

    Synonyms:
    bring around, heal

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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cure(n.)

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

  2. cure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    healing, restoration

  3. cure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    remedy, heal

  4. cure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    restore to health

  5. cure(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    preserve (from putrefaction)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

heal, healing, antidote, curing, remedy, treatment, cura, treat, medicine, curative, care, therapy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CURE

    Synonyms:
    Clopidogrel in Unstable Angina to Prevent Recurrent ischaemic Events


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
  • curar, cura, curaciónSpanish
  • درمانPersian
  • parantaa, hoitaa, lääke, parannus, hoito, kypsyttääFinnish
  • traitement, soigner, guérirFrench
  • leasaigh, leigheasIrish
  • saillScottish Gaelic
  • מַרְפֵּא, ריפאHebrew
  • 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
  • sağaltmak, tedavi, tedavi etmek, iyileştirmek, kürTurkish
  • ВилікуватиUkrainian
  • היילןYiddish
  • 治愈Chinese

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