Part of speech:
The definition of a remedy is a way of correcting something or is a treatment given for an illness or medical condition.
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That can be remedied
One of four natural divisions of the year—spring, summer, autumn, and winter—in temperate zones. Each season has its own characteristic weather and lasts approximately three months. The change in the seasons is brought about by the shift in the angle at which the Sun's rays strike the Earth. This angle changes as the Earth orbits in its yearly cycle around the Sun due to the tilt of the Earth's axis. For example, when the northern or southern hemisphere of the Earth is at an angle predominantly facing the Sun and has more daylight hours of direct, overhead sunlight than nighttime hours, it is in its summer season; the opposite hemisphere is in then opposite condition and is in its winter season.
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
To treat with or preserve in a pickle solution
A medication containing such a solution
Alternative form of bring round.
Heal is defined as to make or become healthy, or to be comforted again.
The definition of a nostrum is a scheme or medicine for solving a problem, or a medication sold and made by the same person.
To become darker from exposure to the sun.
Something that restores; esp., something that restores to consciousness, as smelling salts
To bring back into being, use, etc.; reestablish
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
To set right; correct:
To oppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary action; check.
The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
To make or put right:
Of or relating to the cure of disease.
(Educ.) Designating or of any special course of study for helping students overcome deficiencies in specific skills, abilities, or knowledge
Having or exhibiting healing powers:
The definition of a panacea is a remedy that says it will cure all illness and difficulties.
The act or process of remedying something that is undesirable or deficient:
(Figuratively) To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.
To act as an agent or representative for:
To be of service; give assistance:
To mend is defined as to fix or repair, or to get better or resolve a disagreement.
To dose with medicine, esp. with a cathartic
(Intransitive) To get better, regain one's health.
To prevent from dying:
(Chemistry) A mixture in which particles of one or more substances (the solute) are distributed uniformly throughout another substance (the solvent), so that the mixture is homogeneous at the molecular or ionic level. The particles in a solution are smaller than those in either a colloid or a suspension.
To treat with a therapy.
A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
To cause physical harm to; hurt:
An agent that corrects.
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