What does therapy mean?

Definitions for therapy
ˈθɛr ə pither·a·py

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. therapynoun

    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

    "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"

Wiktionary

  1. therapynoun

    Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.

  2. therapynoun

    Healing power or quality.

  3. therapyverb

    To treat with a therapy.

  4. therapyverb

    To undergo a therapy.

  5. Etymology: From θεραπεία, from θεραπεύω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Therapynoun

    therapeutics

Freebase

  1. Therapy

    Therapy is a novel by British author David Lodge. The story concerns a successful sitcom writer, Laurence Passmore, plagued by middle-age neuroses and a failed marriage. His only problem seems to be an "internal derangement of the knee" but a mid-life crisis has struck and he is discovering angst. His familiar doses of cognitive therapy, aromatherapy, and acupuncture all offer no help, and he becomes obsessed with the philosophy of Kierkegaard. Moreover, Tubby, as Passmore is nicknamed, and referred to by several characters in the novel, undertakes a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in order to find his first love.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'therapy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4690

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'therapy' in Nouns Frequency: #1786

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of therapy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of therapy in a Sentence

  1. Carlos Gomez:

    What they get out of that week is more than they get out of therapy in two years, it means so much to me to be able to help others.

  2. Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum:

    LifeTown is not about therapy, LifeTown is about life.

  3. Carolyn Lam Su Ping:

    If you have a mood or anxiety disorder, many excellent treatments are available; the most efficacious is some form of cognitive-behavior therapy with or without medication.

  4. Ted Brown:

    The goal of the study is to prove that laughter therapy is effective, that the hypothesis that it is effective is true.

  5. Yaky Yanay:

    My wish that our therapy was available five years ago when we had the Fukushima disaster or 30 years ago when we had the Chernobyl not mentioning the Second World War which was a significant exposure to radiation.

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