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cures

noun (1)
plural of cure

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1 something that corrects or counteracts something undesirable
  • a fun hobby is always a good cure for boredom

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cures

verb
present tense third-person singular of cure

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1 to bring about recovery from
  • do you have anything that will cure my headache?

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2 to restore to a healthy condition
  • the antibiotic cured the sick boy of the bacterial infection

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curés

noun (2)
plural of curé

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“Cures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cures. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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