Definitions for CUREkyʊˈreɪ, ˈkyʊər eɪ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(verb)

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  2. 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"

  3. cure(verb)

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

    "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"

  4. cure(verb)

    make (substances) hard and improve their usability

    "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"

  5. cure(verb)

    be or become preserved

    "the apricots cure in the sun"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. cure(Noun)

    A method, device or medication that restores good health.

  2. cure(Noun)

    A solution to a problem.

  3. cure(Noun)

    A process of preservation, as by smoking.

  4. cure(Noun)

    A process of solidification or gelling.

  5. cure(Noun)

    A process whereby a material is caused to form permanent molecular linkages by exposure to chemicals, heat, pressure and/or weathering.

  6. cure(Noun)

    Care, heed, or attention.

  7. cure(Noun)

    Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate;

  8. cure(Noun)

    That which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy.

  9. cure(Verb)

    To restore to health.

    Unaided nature cured him.

  10. cure(Verb)

    To bring (a disease or its bad effects) to an end.

    Unaided nature cured his ailments.

  11. cure(Verb)

    To cause to be rid of (a defect).

    Experience will cure him of his naivete.

  12. cure(Verb)

    To prepare or alter especially by chemical or physical processing for keeping or use.

    The smoke and heat cures the meat.

  13. cure(Verb)

    To bring about a cure of any kind.

  14. cure(Verb)

    To be undergoing a chemical or physical process for preservation or use.

    The meat was put in the smokehouse to cure.

  15. cure(Verb)

    To solidify or gel.

    The parts were curing in the autoclave.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cure(noun)

    care, heed, or attention

  2. Cure(noun)

    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

  3. Cure(noun)

    medical or hygienic care; remedial treatment of disease; a method of medical treatment; as, to use the water cure

  4. Cure(noun)

    act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury

  5. Cure(noun)

    means of the removal of disease or evil; that which heals; a remedy; a restorative

  6. Cure(verb)

    to heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; -- said of a patient

  7. Cure(verb)

    to subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; -- said of a malady

  8. Cure(verb)

    to set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit

  9. Cure(verb)

    to prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay

  10. Cure(verb)

    to pay heed; to care; to give attention

  11. Cure(verb)

    to restore health; to effect a cure

  12. Cure(verb)

    to become healed

  13. Cure(noun)

    a curate; a pardon

  14. Origin: [OF. curer to take care, to heal, F., only, to cleanse, L. curare to take care, to heal, fr. cura. See Cure,.]

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  1. Cure

    Cure is a 1997 thriller film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, starring Koji Yakusho, Masato Hagiwara, Tsuyoshi Ujiki and Anna Nakagawa.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CURE' in Nouns Frequency: #2856

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CURE' in Verbs Frequency: #1037

Translations for CURE

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • علاجArabic
  • лекарство, изцерявам, вулканиза́ция, консервирам, лечение, излекувамBulgarian
  • lék, uzdravit, léčit, vyléčit, léčbaCzech
  • iachâdWelsh
  • trocknen, heilen, Heilung, pökeln, kurieren, aushärten, räuchern, haltbar machenGerman
  • θεραπεία, θεραπεύωGreek
  • curar, cura, curaciónSpanish
  • درمانPersian
  • parantaa, hoitaa, lääke, parannus, hoito, kypsyttääFinnish
  • traitement, soigner, guérirFrench
  • leasaigh, leigheasIrish
  • saillScottish Gaelic
  • מַרְפֵּא, ריפאHebrew
  • cura, curareItalian
  • 治療, 癒す, 治すJapanese
  • წამალი, მკურნალობაGeorgian
  • 치료, 治療Korean
  • curo, sano, medeor, remediumLatin
  • ແກ້Lao
  • whakapaoa, wāmu, rongoāMāori
  • remedie, genezenDutch
  • sanar, cura, curarPortuguese
  • hampiyQuechua
  • însănătoși, tămădui, tratament, vindecaRomanian
  • исцеля́ть, вы́лечить, лече́ние, вя́лить, консерви́ровать, провя́лить, законсерви́ровать, исцели́ть, излечи́ть, лечи́ть, вулканиза́цияRussian
  • kuroj, shërojAlbanian
  • kur, bota, kureraSwedish
  • sağaltmak, tedavi, tedavi etmek, iyileştirmek, kürTurkish

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