HyperDic: remedy

English > 4 senses of the word remedy:
NOUNactremedy, redress, remediationact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
artifactremedy, curative, cure, therapeutica medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
VERBchangeremedy, rectify, remediate, repair, amendset straight or right
bodyremedy, relieveprovide relief for
remedy > pronunciation
Soundsreh'mahdiy
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English > remedy: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAct of correcting an error or a fault or an evil.
Synonymsredress, remediation
NarrowersalveAnything that remedies / remedies or heals or soothes
Broadercorrection, rectificationThe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
Catalanesmenar, rectificar, redreçar
Adjectivesremedialtending or intended to rectify or improve
Verbsremedyset straight or right
English > remedy: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain.
Synonymscurative, cure, 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
Adjectivesremedialtending to cure or restore to health
Verbsremedyprovide relief for
English > remedy: 4 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSet straight or right.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"remedy these deficiencies"
Synonymsrectify, remediate, repair, amend
Broadercorrect, rectify, rightmake right or correct
Spanishmodificar, rectificar, recuperar, reformar, remediar
Catalanesmenar, rectificar
Nounsremedyact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
English > remedy: 4 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningProvide relief for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"remedy his illness"
Synonymrelieve
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
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Spanishaliviar, remediar
Catalanalleujar, remeiar
Nounsremedya medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain

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