Definition of heal
- heal a wound
- heal the sick
- the troubles … had not been forgotten, but they had been healed
- —William Power
- heal a breach between friends
- healed of sin
- The cut has already healed.
You've got to give the injury time to heal.
After the divorce, he needed some time to heal.
The ointment will help heal the wound.
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: to become healthy or well again
: to make (someone or something) healthy or well again
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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