HyperDic: cured

English > 6 senses of the word cured:
ADJECTIVEallcured, healed, recoveredfreed from illness or injury
allcured, vulcanized, vulcanised(used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity)
allcured(used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening
allcured(used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry
allcured, corned(used especially of meat) cured in brine
allcured, aged(used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process ('aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
cured > pronunciation
Soundskyuh'rd
Rhymesassured ... unsecured: 8 rhymes with uhrd...
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFreed from illness or injury.
Example"the patient appears cured"
Synonymshealed, recovered
BroaderwellIn good health especially after having suffered illness or injury
Spanishcerrado, cicatrizado, curado, recuperado, repuesto, restablecido
Catalancicatritzat, curat, recuperat, refet, restablert
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity).
Synonymsvulcanized, vulcanised
BroaderprocessedPrepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process
Spanishcurado, vulcanizado
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening.
Broaderseasonedaged or processed
Spanishcurado
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry.
Broaderpreservedprevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
Spanishcurado
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(used especially of meat) cured in brine.
Synonymcorned
Broaderpreservedprevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
Spanishacecinado
English > cured: 6 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process ('aged' is pronounced as one syllable).
Synonymaged
Broaderpreservedprevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

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