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cure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cure

  1. 1 something that corrects or counteracts something undesirable a fun hobby is always a good cure for boredom Synonyms antidote, corrective, curative, rectifier, remedy, therapeutic, therapy Related Words cure-all, elixir, panacea; answer, solution; aid, help, relief, succor; balm, medicinal, medicine, palliative

  2. 2 a substance or preparation used to treat disease researchers tirelessly working to find a cure for cancer Synonyms medicine, drug, medicament, medication, medicinal, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specificRelated Words cure-all, nostrum, panacea; botanical, patent medicine, prescription, prescription drug; cordial, potion, tonic; miracle drug, wonder drug; cap, capsule, pill, tablet; injection, shot; embrocation, liniment, lotion, ointment, potion, poultice, salve; syrup (also sirup), tincture; antibiotic, antiseptic, serum; cathartic, purgative


cure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cure

  1. 1 to bring about recovery from do you have anything that will cure my headache? Synonyms heal, mend, remedy Related Words allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; palliate, salve, soothe; ease, lighten, moderate, temper; doctor, nurse; medicate, treat; diagnose Near Antonyms aggravate, worsen; misdiagnose, overdiagnose, underdiagnose

  2. 2 to restore to a healthy condition the antibiotic cured the sick boy of the bacterial infection Synonyms heal, fix, mend, rehab, rehabilitate, set upRelated Words attend (to), care (for), doctor, medicate, minister (to), nurse, physic, treat; fortify, rejuvenate, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive; alleviate, relieve, remedy, repairNear Antonyms cripple, damage, disable, harm, hurt, impair, injure, lacerate, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, wound; afflict, ail, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, lay up, sap, sicken, waste, weaken


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