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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 of cure antidote, corrective, curative, rectifier, remedy, therapeutic, therapy Words Related to cure 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 of cure medicine, drug, medicament, medication, medicinal, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specificWords Related to cure 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 of cure heal, mend, remedy Words Related to cure allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve; palliate, salve, soothe; ease, lighten, moderate, temper; doctor, nurse; medicate, treat; diagnose Near Antonyms of cure aggravate, worsen; misdiagnose, overdiagnose, underdiagnose

  2. 2 to restore to a healthy condition the antibiotic cured the sick boy of the bacterial infection Synonyms of cure heal, fix, mend, rehab, rehabilitate, set upWords Related to cure attend (to), care (for), doctor, medicate, minister (to), nurse, physic, treat; fortify, rejuvenate, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive; alleviate, relieve, remedy, repairNear Antonyms of cure 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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