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cure

 
Noun cure has 1 sense
  1. remedy, curative, cure - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    --1 is a kind of medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --1 is a part of treatment
    --1 has particulars:
     acoustic; antidote, counterpoison; emetic, vomit, vomitive, nauseant; lenitive; lotion, application; magic bullet; ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve; palliative, alleviant, alleviator; panacea, nostrum, cure-all; preventive, preventative, prophylactic
    Derived form: verb cure1
Verb cure has 4 senses
  1. bring around, cure, heal - provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
    --1 is one way to help, aid
    Derived form: noun cure1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. cure - prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"
    --2 is one way to
    preserve, keep
    Derived form: noun curing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. cure - make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"
    --3 is one way to
    harden, indurate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. cure - be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"
    --4 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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