faith cure


Definition of faith cure

: a method or practice of treating diseases by prayer and exercise of faith in God : a cure held to have been achieved by this method

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of faith cure

1875, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About faith cure

Time Traveler for faith cure

Time Traveler

The first known use of faith cure was in 1875

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near faith cure


faith cure


See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for faith cure

Cite this Entry

“Faith cure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!