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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curingnoun

    the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

    "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"


  1. curing

    Curing refers to the process of restoring someone's health or eliminating a disease or illness, often through medical treatment or intervention. It involves alleviating the symptoms and addressing the underlying cause in order to bring about a complete recovery and return to a state of good health. Curing aims to eradicate the specific condition or ailment and restore a person to their normal physiological state.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Curing

    of Cure

  2. Curing

    p. a. & vb. n. of Cure


  1. Curing

    Curing is any of various food preservation and flavoring processes, especially of meat or fish, by the addition of a combination of salt, nitrates, nitrite or sugar. Many curing processes also involve smoking, the process of flavoring, or cooking. The use of food dehydration was the earliest form of food curing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of curing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of curing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of curing in a Sentence

  1. Brad Stuart:

    Curing is what it's all about and healing has been forgotten.

  2. Olusegun Obasanjo:

    Trying to deal with migration in Europe is curing the symptom rather than curing the disease, the disease is either the result the conflict in Africa or the result of poverty and unemployment for the youth.

  3. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    From the point of view of the pharmaceutical industry, the AIDS problem has already been solved. After all, we already have a drug which can be sold at the incredible price of 8,000 an annual dose, and which has the added virtue of not diminishing the market by actually curing anyone.

  4. Barack Obama:

    I want the country that eliminated polio and mapped the human genome to lead a new era of medicine – one that delivers the right treatment at the right time, tonight, I'm launching a new precision medicine initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes – and to give all of us access to the personalized information we need to keep ourselves and our families healthier.

  5. Marc Flajolet:

    For sure we have better treatments coming, they are not necessarily yet curing the disease, but they are really helping with many types of symptoms. The cure will be down the road. At this point it’s really just hard to tell if it’s going to take another five to seven years.

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