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Definitions for remedial
rɪˈmi di əlre·me·di·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedialadjective

    tending or intended to rectify or improve

    "a remedial reading course"; "remedial education"

  2. curative, healing(p), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeuticadjective

    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"


  1. remedialadjective

    curative; providing a remedy

  2. remedialadjective

    intended to correct or improve deficient skills in some subject

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remedialadjective

    affording a remedy; intended for a remedy, or for the removal or abatement of an evil; as, remedial treatment

  2. Etymology: [L. remedialis.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remedial in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remedial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of remedial in a Sentence

  1. Robert Hutchins:

    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.

  2. Dick Pound:

    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.

  3. Mona Hanna-Attisha:

    It actually drops your IQ. Imagine what we've done to an entire population. We've shifted that IQ curve down. We've lost our high achievers, the next kid who's going to be a neurosurgeon, and we have all these children who may now need remedial services.

  4. John Kirton:

    Why don't they announce a whole set of remedial measures right here, right now?

  5. Bob Woodward:

    Richard Nixon was Richard Nixon, and Richard Nixon was driven out of office by the Republican Party. Richard Nixon people used to say no one died at Watergate, and there's a certain truth to that. Two hundred thousand people have died at this, and Trump, by taking remedial action by being honest with the American people, which I — he just didn't understand, does not understand the people he leads.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. affront
    • B. rumpus
    • C. summon
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