tending or intended to rectify or improve
"a remedial reading course"; "remedial education"
curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic(adj)
tending to cure or restore to health
"curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
curative; providing a remedy
intended to correct or improve deficient skills in some subject
affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal or abatement of an evil; as, remedial treatment
Origin: [L. remedialis.]
The numerical value of remedial in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of remedial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Why don't they announce a whole set of remedial measures right here, right now?
Novartis promptly took remedial steps to improve its internal controls at Novartis China.
People are dying. We are taking remedial action (through negotiations) and we are asking the doctors to go back.
It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's remedial readin', remedial 'ritin' and remedial 'rithmetic.
For 2016, our recommendation is that the Russian Federation be suspended, in fact, one of our hopes is that they will volunteer that, so that they can take the remedial work in time to make sure that Russian athletes can compete under a new framework.
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