Part of speech:
(Educ.) Designating or of any special course of study for helping students overcome deficiencies in specific skills, abilities, or knowledge
Tending to restore or capable of restoring; esp., capable of restoring health, strength, consciousness, etc.
Serving or tending to cure.
Promoting or conducive to some good purpose; beneficial
Causing or able to cause harm; hurtful
Serving or tending to amend; corrective.
Antidote is defined as something that works against an unwanted condition to make it better.
Free from error or fault; true or accurate.
That enforces discipline by punishing or correcting
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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