Synonyms and Antonyms of heal
to restore to a healthy condition
- This ointment will help heal the wound.
attend (to), care (for), doctor, medicate, minister (to), nurse, physic, treat
fortify, rejuvenate, renew, resuscitate, revitalize, revive
alleviate, relieve, remedy, repair
cripple, damage, disable, harm, hurt, impair, injure, lacerate, lame, maim, mangle, mutilate, wound
afflict, ail, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, lay up, sap, sicken, waste, weaken
to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness
- Most of the soldiers could go home while they were still healing from their wounds.
ail, collapse, come down, sicken
decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen
to bring about recovery from
- Time heals all wounds, even those of the heart.
allay, alleviate, assuage, relieve
palliate, salve, soothe
ease, lighten, moderate, temper