1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic, medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug

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


1. bring around, cure, heal, help, aid

usage: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"

2. cure, preserve, keep

usage: prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"

3. cure, harden, indurate

usage: make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"

4. cure, change

usage: be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"

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