Word:

Cure

Pronunciation: k
n.1.Care, heed, or attention.
Of study took he most cure and most heed.
- Chaucer.
Vicarages of greatcure, but small value.
- Fuller.
2.Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate; hence, that which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy; as, to resign a cure; to obtain a cure.
The appropriator was the incumbent parson, and had the cure of the souls of the parishioners.
- Spelman.
3.Medical or hygienic care; remedial treatment of disease; a method of medical treatment; as, to use the water cure.
4.Act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury.
Past hope! pastcure! past help.
- Shak.
I do cures to-day and to-morrow.
- Luke xii. 32.
5.Means of the removal of disease or evil; that which heals; a remedy; a restorative.
Cold, hunger, prisons, ills without a cure.
- Dryden.
The proper cure of such prejudices.
- Bp. Hurd.
v. t.1.To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; - said of a patient.
[imp. & p. p. Cured (kūrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Curing.]
The child was cured from that very hour.
- Matt. xvii. 18.
2.To subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; - said of a malady.
To cure this deadly grief.
- Shak.
Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power . . . to cure diseases.
- Luke ix. 1.
3.To set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit.
I never knew any man cured of inattention.
- Swift.
4.To prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay.
v. i.1.To pay heed; to care; to give attention.
2.To restore health; to effect a cure.
Whose smile and frown, like to Achilles' spear,
Is able with the change to kill and cure.
- Shak.
3.To become healed.
One desperate grief cures with another's languish.
- Shak.
n.1.A curate; a pardon.
Noun1.cure - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
Synonyms: curative, remedy
Verb1.cure - 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, heal
2.cure - prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"
3.cure - make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
4.cure - be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"

CURE. A restoration to health.
     2. A person who had quitted the habit of drunkenness for the space of nine months, in consequence of medicines he had taken, and who had lost his appetite for ardent spirits, was held to have been cured. 7 Yerg. R. 146.
     3. In a figurative sense, to cure is to remedy any defect; as, an informal statement of the plaintiff's cause of action in his declaration is cured by verdict, provided it be substantially stated.

administration, advowson, agency, agentship, aid, air-dry, alterative, ameliorate, analeptic, anhydrate, antidote, arrange, assignment, assistance, auspices, authority, authorization, bake, balm, balsam, bandage, bathe, benefice, better, blast-freeze, blot, break of, brevet, brine, bring around, bring round, brush, burn, care, care for, care of souls, charge, clear for action, clear the decks, commission, commissioning, commitment, consignment, corn, correct, corrective, counteractant, counteractive, counteragent, countermeasure, counterstep, curacy, curative measures, cure-all, curing, custodianship, custody, dehumidify, dehydrate, delegated authority, delegation, deploy, deputation, desiccate, devolution, devolvement, diagnose, disaccustom, doctor, drain, dress, drug, dry, dry-cure, dry-salt, elixir, embalm, embassy, empowerment, entrusting, entrustment, errand, evaporate, executorship, exequatur, exsiccate, factorship, fire, first aid, fix, fix up, flux, freeze, freeze-dry, full power, fume, get ready, give care to, glebe, governance, government, guardianship, guidance, hands, healing, healing agent, healing quality, hospitalization, incumbency, insolate, irradiate, jerk, jurisdiction, keeping, kiln, kipper, legation, license, lieutenancy, living, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, management, mandate, marinade, marinate, marshal, massage, medical treatment, medicament, medicamentation, medicate, medication, mend, minister to, ministry, mission, mobilize, mummify, nostrum, nurse, office, operate on, oversight, panacea, parch, pastorage, pastorate, pastorship, patronage, pharmacon, physic, pickle, plan, plaster, plenipotentiary power, poultice, power of attorney, power to act, prearrange, prelacy, prep, prepare, prescribe, prescription, preservatize, preserve, pretreat, process, procuration, protectorship, provide, proxy, pull round, purge, purview, put in shape, quick-freeze, ready, ready up, receipt, recipe, rectify, rectory, recure, refrigerate, regency, regentship, regime, regimen, remedial measure, remedy, repair, responsibility, restorative, restore, restore to health, rub, safe hands, salt, scorch, sear, season, settle preliminaries, shrivel, smoke, smoke-cure, soak up, sovereign remedy, specific, specific remedy, splint, sponge, stewardship, stop, strap, stuff, succor, sun, sun-dry, swab, tan, task, therapy, torrefy, towel, treat, trim, trust, trusteeship, try out, tutelage, vicarage, vicarious authority, ward, wardenship, wardship, warrant, watch and ward, wean, weazen, wing, wipe, wither, wizen, work a cure
Browse
Curch
Curculio
Curculionidae
Curculionidous
Curcuma
Curcuma domestica
Curcuma longa
Curcuma paper
Curcumin
Curd
Curdiness
Curdle
curdled
Curdless
curdling
Curdy
-- Cure --
Cure of souls
cure-all
Cureall
cured
Cureless
Curer
curet
curettage
Curette
curettement
Curfew
Curia
Curia advisare vult
Curia claudenda
Curia regis
Curial
Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home