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Another word for remedy

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Noun
  1. An agent used to restore health

      1. A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic.
      2. The art or profession of medicine.
      3. To act on as a cathartic.
      1. A medicine whose effectiveness is unproved and whose ingredients are usually secret; a quack remedy.
      2. A favorite but usually ineffective remedy for problems or evils.
      1. The science and art of diagnosing and treating disease or injury and maintaining health.
      2. The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
      3. The practice of medicine.
      1. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
      1. An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
      1. A sweetened aromatic solution of alcohol and water, serving as a vehicle for medicine.
      2. A substance believed to maintain life indefinitely.
      3. A substance or medicine believed to have the power to cure all ills.
      1. A drug or course of medical treatment used to restore health:
      2. Restoration of health; recovery from disease:
      3. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
    See also:

    health

  2. Something that corrects or counteracts

    See also:

    better

Verb
  1. To rectify (an undesirable or unhealthy condition)

      1. To restore to health or soundness; cure:
      2. To ease or relieve (emotional distress):
      3. To set right; repair:
      1. A drug or course of medical treatment used to restore health:
      2. Restoration of health; recovery from disease:
      3. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
    See also:

    health

  2. To make right what is wrong

      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects; put into a better form or condition:
      2. To abolish abuse or malpractice in:
      3. To put an end to (an abuse or wrong).
      1. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
      2. To make amends to:
      3. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
      1. To set right; correct:
      2. To correct by calculation or adjustment:
      3. To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
      1. To make repairs or restoration to; fix.
      2. To reform or correct:
      3. To improve in health or condition:
      1. To improve by critical editing:
      1. To make or put right:
      2. To remove the errors or mistakes from:
      3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
      1. To change for the better; improve:
      2. To alter the wording of (a legal document, for example) so as to make more suitable or acceptable.
      3. To enrich (soil), especially by mixing in organic matter or sand.
    See also:

    correct

Another word for remedy

Noun
  1. A medicine

      1. A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
      2. Such a substance as recognized or defined by the US Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
      3. A chemical substance, such as a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction.
      1. A drug or course of medical treatment used to restore health:
      2. Restoration of health; recovery from disease:
      3. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
      1. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
      2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
      1. A remedy or other agent used to neutralize or counteract the effects of a poison.
      2. An agent that relieves or counteracts:
      3. To relieve or counteract with an antidote:
  2. Effective help

    See also:

    relief

Verb
  1. See also:

    heal

    heal