Definitions for CUREkyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
curekyʊər(n.; v.)cured, cur•ing.
(n.)a means of healing or restoring to health; remedy.
a method or course of remedial treatment, as for disease.
successful remedial treatment; restoration to health.
a means of correcting or relieving anything troublesome or detrimental:
a cure for inflation.
a process of preserving meat, fish, etc., by smoking, salting, or the like.
spiritual or religious charge of the people in a certain district.
the office or district of a curate.
(v.t.)to restore to health.
to relieve or rid of (an illness, bad habit, etc.).
to prepare (meat, fish, etc.) for preservation by smoking, salting, etc.
to process (rubber, tobacco, etc.) as by fermentation or aging.
to promote hardening of (fresh concrete or mortar), as by keeping damp.
(v.i.)to effect a cure.
to become cured.
Origin of cure:
1250–1300; (v.) < MF curer < L cūrāre to take care of, der. of cūra care; (n.) < OF cure < L cūra
cu•rékyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪ(n.)(pl.)-rés.
(in France) a parish priest.
Category: Foreign Term
Origin of curé:
1645–55; < F, OF; modeled on ML cūrātus parish priest; see curate
remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(verb)
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
bring around, cure, heal(verb)
provide a cure for, make healthy again
"The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve
"cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
make (substances) hard and improve their usability
"cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
be or become preserved
"the apricots cure in the sun"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a method or medicine that makes an illness better
a cure for cancer
a solution to a problem
a cure for the company's financial problems
to make an illness or person better
Can a genetic disease be cured?; They claim to have cured several people of cancer.
to solve a problem
ways of curing employee burnout
to preserve food or plants
instructions for curing ham; Wait for the wood to cure.
A method, device or medication that restores good health.
A solution to a problem.
A process of preservation, as by smoking.
A process of solidification or gelling.
A process whereby a material is caused to form permanent molecular linkages by exposure to chemicals, heat, pressure and/or weathering.
Care, heed, or attention.
Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate;
That which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy.
To restore to health.
Unaided nature cured him.
To bring (a disease or its bad effects) to an end.
Unaided nature cured his ailments.
To cause to be rid of (a defect).
Experience will cure him of his naivete.
To prepare or alter especially by chemical or physical processing for keeping or use.
The smoke and heat cures the meat.
To bring about a cure of any kind.
To be undergoing a chemical or physical process for preservation or use.
The meat was put in the smokehouse to cure.
To solidify or gel.
The parts were curing in the autoclave.
care, heed, or attention
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
medical or hygienic care; remedial treatment of disease; a method of medical treatment; as, to use the water cure
act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury
means of the removal of disease or evil; that which heals; a remedy; a restorative
to heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; -- said of a patient
to subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; -- said of a malady
to set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit
to prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay
to pay heed; to care; to give attention
to restore health; to effect a cure
to become healed
a curate; a pardon
Translations for CURE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to make better
That medicine cured me; That will cure him of his bad habits.
- يَشْفي، يُخلِّصArabic
- curarPortuguese (BR)
- helbrede; kurereDanish
- curar, remediarSpanish
- مداوا کردن؛ درمان کردنFarsi
- बेहतर करनाHindi
- curare, guarireItalian
- helbrede, kurereNorwegian
- مداوا کردن؛ درمان کردنPersian
- درملنه کولPashto
- a vindecaRomanian
- bota, kureraSwedish
- tedavi etmek, iyileştirmekTurkish
- 使好轉Chinese (Trad.)
- відучувати, зцілятиUkrainian
- تندرست كرنا، علاج كرناUrdu
- làm cho ai khỏe mạnhVietnamese
- 医治Chinese (Simp.)
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