curable


cur·able

adjective \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

cur·able

adjective \ˈkyr-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CURABLE

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

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