What does remedy mean?

Definitions for remedyˈrɛm ɪ di

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. redress, remedy, remediation(noun)

    act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

  2. remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic(verb)

    a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

  3. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend(verb)

    set straight or right

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

  4. remedy, relieve(verb)

    provide relief for

    "remedy his illness"


  1. remedy(Noun)

    Something that corrects or counteracts.

  2. remedy(Noun)

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

  3. remedy(Noun)

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

  4. remedy(Verb)

    To provide or serve as a remedy for.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Remedy(noun)

    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

  2. Remedy(noun)

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

  3. Remedy(noun)

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

  4. Remedy(noun)

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

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


  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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. remedy

    A treatment or solution to create or change a cause or effect.

    The remedy for the blister on the back of my heel was a heel grip for the inside of my running shoes and also for me to walk around in them after filling them with damp paper to try and stretch them.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ford:

    Don't find fault, find a remedy.

  2. Brigham Young:

    The best remedy for anger is delay.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

  4. Hippocrates:

    To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    There is no remedy for love but to love more.

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