Synonyms for cure

Synonyms for (noun) cure

Synonyms: remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic

Definition: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

Similar words: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Definition: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

Synonyms for (verb) cure

Synonyms: cure, heal, bring around

Definition: provide a cure for, make healthy again

Usage: The treatment cured the boy's acne; The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

Similar words: aid, help

Definition: improve the condition of

Usage: These pills will help the patient

Synonyms: cure

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

Usage: cure meats; cure pickles; cure hay

Similar words: keep, preserve

Definition: prevent (food) from rotting

Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh

Synonyms: cure

Definition: be or become preserved

Usage: the apricots cure in the sun

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: cure

Definition: make (substances) hard and improve their usability

Usage: cure resin; cure cement; cure soap

Similar words: indurate, harden

Definition: become hard or harder

Usage: The wax hardened

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