adjective cur·able \ˈkyr-ə-bəl\

: possible to cure

Full Definition of CURABLE

:  capable of being cured <a curable illness>
cur·abil·i·ty \ˌkyr-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
cur·able·ness \ˈkyr-ə-bəl-nəs\ noun
cur·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of CURABLE

  1. Most cases are curable with proper treatment.

First Known Use of CURABLE

14th century

Rhymes with CURABLE

CURABILITY Defined for Kids


adjective cur·able \ˈkyr-ə-bəl\

Definition of CURABLE for Kids

:  possible to bring about recovery from :  possible to cure <a curable disease>
Medical Dictionary


adjective cur·able \ˈkyr-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of CURABLE

:  capable of being cured
cur·abil·i·ty noun, plural cur·abil·i·ties


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