Definitions for remedyˈrɛm ɪ di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rem•e•dyˈrɛm ɪ di(n.)(pl.)-dies

  1. (n.)something, as a medicine, that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder.

    Category: Medicine

  2. something that corrects or removes an evil, error, or undesirable condition.

  3. legal redress; the legal means of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.

    Category: Law

  4. (v.t.)to cure or relieve.

    Category: Medicine

  5. to restore to the proper condition; put right:

    to remedy a matter.

  6. to counteract or remove:

    to remedy an evil.

Origin of remedy:

1175–1225; remedie < AF < L remedium <re-re - +med(ērī) to heal (cf. medical ) +-ium -ium1

rem′e•di•less(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. redress, remedy, remediation(noun)

    act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

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

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  3. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"

  4. remedy, relieve(verb)

    provide relief for

    "remedy his illness"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. remedy(noun)ˈrɛm ɪ di

    a cure for an illness

    an herbal remedy

  2. remedyˈrɛm ɪ di

    a solution to a problem

    What is the remedy for unemployment?

Wiktionary

  1. remedy(Noun)

    Something that corrects or counteracts.

  2. remedy(Noun)

    The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.

  3. remedy(Noun)

    A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.

  4. remedy(Verb)

    To provide or serve as a remedy for.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remedy(noun)

    that which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; -- with for; as, a remedy for the gout

  2. Remedy(noun)

    that which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against, formerly by to

  3. Remedy(noun)

    the legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong

  4. Remedy(noun)

    to apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract

Freebase

  1. Remedy

    Remedy is an emcee and hip-hop producer. He is known for being the first white rapper and the first Jewish rapper to be affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan. He owns and runs Code Red Entertainment, his label which released Cappadonna's "The Struggle" album. He also served as executive producer on Inspectah Deck's album '"Manifesto". He has forged enduring ties with the clan, coming from Staten Island and having always lived and worked there. Remedy has produced and been featured on various works for ESPN over the past years. He recently released his return mixtape/street album entitled, "It All Comes Down To This". He is the Co-Executive producer of the "Wu-Tang Killa Bees: Return Of The Swarm" album. He is preparing to release a new full album after years of production and administrative work.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remedy' in Nouns Frequency: #1646


Translations for remedy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

remedy(noun)

a cure for an illness or something bad

I know a good remedy for toothache.

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