What does remedial mean?

Definitions for remedialrɪˈmi di əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word remedial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. remedial(adj)

    tending or intended to rectify or improve

    "a remedial reading course"; "remedial education"

  2. 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"


  1. remedial(Adjective)

    curative; providing a remedy

  2. remedial(Adjective)

    intended to correct or improve deficient skills in some subject

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remedial(adj)

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

  2. Origin: [L. remedialis.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kirton:

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

  2. The SEC:

    Novartis promptly took remedial steps to improve its internal controls at Novartis China.

  3. President John Mahama:

    People are dying. We are taking remedial action (through negotiations) and we are asking the doctors to go back.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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