Thesaurus

cures

noun (1)
plural of cure

Synonyms of cures

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

Synonyms for cures

Words Related to cures

cures

verb
present tense third-person singular of cure

Synonyms & Antonyms of cures (Entry 2 of 3)

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

Synonyms for cures

Words Related to cures

Near Antonyms for cures

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

Synonyms for cures

Words Related to cures

Near Antonyms for cures

curés

noun (2)
plural of curé

Synonyms & Antonyms of curés (Entry 3 of 3)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About cures

Cite this Entry

“Cures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cures. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on cures

Nglish: Translation of cures for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of cures for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!