1
a
obsolete : to restore to health : cure
b
obsolete : to bring back to a better state or condition
2
a
obsolete : to make whole : heal
thy death's wound which he who comes thy Savior shall recureJohn Milton
b
obsolete : to provide a remedy for : repair
3
[Middle English recuren, alteration (influenced by recuren to restore to health) of recouren, contraction of recoveren to recover] obsolete : to get back : recover

Word History

Etymology

Middle English recuren, from Latin recurare, from re- + curare to take care of, heal

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“Recure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recure. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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