What does healer mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. therapist, healernoun

    a person skilled in a particular type of therapy


  1. healernoun

    Agent noun of heal; a person who heals, especially through faith.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Healernoun

    One who cures or heals.

    Etymology: from heal.

    I will not be an healer. Is. iii. 7.


  1. healer

    A healer is a person or thing that promotes or aids in the restoration of health, typically from physical, mental, or spiritual condition or illness. This could be through the practice of medicine, therapy, alternative treatments or spiritual processes. They possess knowledge and skills to address illnesses, wounds, or emotional distress, and can assume various roles, such as doctors, therapists, nurses, shamans, priests or spiritual guides.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Healer is ranked #103655 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Healer surname appeared 173 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Healer.

    91.9% or 159 total occurrences were White.
    3.4% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Anagrams for healer »

  1. reheal

  2. rehale

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of healer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of healer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of healer in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt.

  2. Jean Marie Dangou:

    Most traditional healers are now aware of the risk of treating Ebola patients. More and more patients are coming to health facilities after a referral from their healer.

  3. Theodore Isaac Rubin:

    Compassion for myself is the most powerful healer of them all.

  4. Aeschylus:

    O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse.

  5. Gift Gugu Mona:

    God is still a healer and a giver of life. He does not change with time.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. repugnant
    • B. bonzer
    • C. motile
    • D. bristly

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