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.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
To become darker from exposure to the sun.
Something that restores; esp., something that restores to consciousness, as smelling salts
That can be remedied
To bring back into being, use, etc.; reestablish
To remain in a state or condition; stay:
Smoke is defined as to use cigarettes, a cigar or a pipe, or to stain or cook with the residue from something burning.
To treat with or preserve in a pickle solution
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.
Heal is defined as to make or become healthy, or to be comforted again.
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:
A medication containing such a solution
The definition of a nostrum is a scheme or medicine for solving a problem, or a medication sold and made by the same person.
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:
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.
(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:
The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
An agent that corrects.
Alternative form of bring round.
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