Definitions for remedyˈrɛm ɪ di
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rem•e•dyˈrɛm ɪ di(n.)(pl.)-dies
(n.)something, as a medicine, that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder.
something that corrects or removes an evil, error, or undesirable condition.
legal redress; the legal means of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
(v.t.)to cure or relieve.
to restore to the proper condition; put right:
to remedy a matter.
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
redress, remedy, remediation(noun)
act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(verb)
a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)
set straight or right
"remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
provide relief for
"remedy his illness"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
remedy(noun)ˈrɛm ɪ di
a cure for an illness
an herbal remedy
remedyˈrɛm ɪ di
a solution to a problem
What is the remedy for unemployment?
Something that corrects or counteracts.
The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.
To provide or serve as a remedy for.
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
that which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against, formerly by to
the legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong
to apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract
Translations for remedy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a cure for an illness or something bad
I know a good remedy for toothache.
- remédioPortuguese (BR)
- das HeilmittelGerman
- θεραπεία, γιατρικόGreek
- درمان؛ علاجFarsi
- उपचार, उपायHindi
- lækning, ráð; lyfIcelandic
- vaistas, poveikio/teisės gynimo priemonėLithuanian
- lege-/botemiddel, (lege)rådNorwegian
- درمان؛ علاجPersian
- درمل، دارو،علاج،چاره،داروPashto
- ilâç, çareTurkish
- 療法Chinese (Trad.)
- phương thuốc; giải phápVietnamese
- 治疗方法Chinese (Simp.)
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