HyperDic: cure

English > 5 senses of the word cure:
VERBbodycure, bring around, healprovide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
changecureprepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve
changecuremake (substances) hard and improve their usability
changecurebe or become preserved
NOUNartifactcure, remedy, curative, therapeutica medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
cure > pronunciation
Soundskyuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > cure: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain.
Synonymsremedy, curative, therapeutic
Part oftreatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
NarroweracousticA remedy for hearing loss or deafness
antidote, counterpoisonA remedy / remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseantA medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
lenitiveremedy that eases pain and discomfort
lotion, applicationliquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
magic bulletA remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salvesemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
palliative, alleviant, alleviatorremedy that alleviates pain without curing
panacea, nostrum, catholicon, cure-allhypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases
preventive, preventative, prophylacticremedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishcura, curativa, curativo, medicamento, remedio, remisión, terapéutico
Catalancura, guariment, medicament, remei
Verbscureprovide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again
English > cure: 5 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningProvide a cure for, make healthy / healthy again.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The treatment cured the boy's acne"
Synonymsbring around, heal
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Entailstreat, care forProvide treatment for
Narrowerrecuperaterestore to good health or strength
Broaderhelp, aidimprove the condition of
Spanishcurar, reavivar, sanar
Catalancurar, guarir, sanar
Adjectivescurablecuring or healing is possible
curativetending to cure or restore to health
Nounscurea medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
English > cure: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningPrepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "cure meats"
  • "cure pickles"
  • "cure hay"
Narrowerduncure by salting
Broaderpreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
Similar tocureBe or become preserved
Spanishcurar
Catalanadobar, assaonar
Nounscuringthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
English > cure: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake (substances) hard and improve their usability.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "cure resin"
  • "cure cement"
  • "cure soap"
Broaderharden, indurateBecome hard or harder
Adjectivescurablecapable of being hardened by some additive or other agent
English > cure: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBe or become preserved.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the apricots cure in the sun"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Similar tocurePrepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve

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