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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amendverb

    set straight or right

    "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"


  1. remediateverb

    To correct or improve a deficiency or problem.

  2. remediateadjective

    Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in some subject.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Remediateadjective

    Medicinal; affording a remedy. Not in use.

    Etymology: from remedy.

    All you, unpublish’d virtues of the earth,
    Spring with my tears; be aidant and remediate
    In the good man’s distress. William Shakespeare, King Lear.


  1. remediate

    Remediate generally means to correct or improve a deficiency, fault or problem, especially in the context of learning, environment, or health. This can involve taking actions to improve a situation or reverse damage, such as through educational interventions, environmental clean-up, or medical treatment one might implement to mitigate or remove any form of impairment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remediateadjective


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remediate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remediate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of remediate in a Sentence

  1. Darnell Earley:

    To the extent that areas of concern are called to our attention, we remediate the issue based on the resources available. In every case where an issue has been brought to our attention, we have responded in as timely a manner as possible.

  2. Jim Beam:

    Initial reports suggest the fire resulted from a lightning strike, and we will work with local authorities to confirm the cause and to remediate the impacts.

  3. Gary Davis:

    Depending on how extensively the information has been abused, it could take the child years to remediate and get their identity and reputation restored, in extreme cases, they may need to get a new social security number.

  4. Andrew Whelton:

    Because of their size, they don’t go in the air as easily, they like to stick to soils and other materials. The question is, how contaminated is the creek and what will they do to remediate that?

  5. Dean Dalla Valle:

    This is not about a dollar amount, this about a program to remediate, to restore and where we can't restore to compensate and also to leave some positive legacies behind, besides straight remediation, we are talking about actions like sewage, landfill, reforestation, water treatment.

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