What does remedy mean?

Definitions for remedy
ˈrɛm ɪ direm·e·dy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redress, remedy, remediationnoun

    act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

  2. remedy, curative, cure, therapeuticverb

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  3. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amendverb

    set straight or right

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

  4. remedy, relieveverb

    provide relief for

    "remedy his illness"

Wiktionary

  1. remedynoun

    Something that corrects or counteracts.

  2. remedynoun

    The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.

  3. remedynoun

    A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.

  4. remedyverb

    To provide or serve as a remedy for.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remedynoun

    that which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; -- with for; as, a remedy for the gout

    Etymology: [L. remediare, remediari: cf. F. remdier. See Remedy, n.]

  2. Remedynoun

    that which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; -- followed by for or against, formerly by to

    Etymology: [L. remediare, remediari: cf. F. remdier. See Remedy, n.]

  3. Remedynoun

    the legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong

    Etymology: [L. remediare, remediari: cf. F. remdier. See Remedy, n.]

  4. Remedynoun

    to apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract

    Etymology: [L. remediare, remediari: cf. F. remdier. See Remedy, n.]

Freebase

  1. Remedy

    Remedy is an emcee and hip-hop producer. He is known for being the first white rapper and the first Jewish rapper to be affiliated with the Wu-Tang Clan. He owns and runs Code Red Entertainment, his label which released Cappadonna's "The Struggle" album. He also served as executive producer on Inspectah Deck's album '"Manifesto". He has forged enduring ties with the clan, coming from Staten Island and having always lived and worked there. Remedy has produced and been featured on various works for ESPN over the past years. He recently released his return mixtape/street album entitled, "It All Comes Down To This". He is the Co-Executive producer of the "Wu-Tang Killa Bees: Return Of The Swarm" album. He is preparing to release a new full album after years of production and administrative work.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Remedy

    rem′e-di, n. any medicine, appliance, or particular treatment that cures disease: that which counteracts any evil or repairs any loss—(obs.) Remēde′.—v.t. to remove, counteract, or repair:—pa.t. and pa.p. rem′edied.adj. Remē′diable, that may be remedied: curable.—n. Remē′diableness.—adv. Remē′diably.—adj. Remē′dial, tending to remedy or remove.—adv. Remē′dially.—adjs. Remē′diāte (Shak.), remedial; Rem′ediless, without remedy: incurable.—adv. Rem′edilessly.—n. Rem′edilessness.—p.adj. Rem′edying. [O. Fr. remede—L. remediumre-, back, medēri, to restore.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. remedy

    The rules and articles for the government of the army are defective in not providing sufficient remedies for wrongs. The army of the United States is governed by law. The law should therefore provide a sufficient remedy for cases in which the rights of officers are wrested from them by illegal regulations, purporting to interpret the true meaning of acts of Congress. In cases arising in the land and naval forces of the United States, where the true construction of any act of Congress is in dispute, legislation is wanted to enable an officer who thinks himself wronged by an illegal executive decision, to bring the matter before the Federal civil courts to determine the true exposition of the statute or authority in dispute.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'remedy' in Nouns Frequency: #1646

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of remedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of remedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of remedy in a Sentence

  1. Dorothy Sayers:

    The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and sudden acquisition of wealth.

  2. Miguel de Cervantes:

    There is a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us out flat some time or other.

  3. Antonio Garbelini Junior:

    It's impossible to know how far reaching the restrictions would be, but some kind of divestment or other kind of structural remedy will be solicited.

  4. Jade Borgeson:

    The division is continuing to proactively contact impacted taxpayers to remedy the error, and apologizes for any inconvenience the error may have caused.

  5. Søren Kierkegaard, Journal, july 6., 1838:

    Fixed ideas are like a cramp in the foot - the best remedy against it is to tread on it.

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