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healing

 
Adjective healing has 1 sense
  1. curative, healing, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic - tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
Noun healing has 1 sense
  1. healing - the natural process by which the body repairs itself
    --1 is a kind of
    bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    --1 has particulars:
     convalescence, recuperation, recovery; union, conglutination
    Derived forms: verb heal1, verb heal2
Verb heal has 3 senses
  1. mend, heal - heal or recover; "My broken leg is mending"
    --1 is one way to better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived form: noun healing1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. heal - get healthy again; "The wound is healing slowly"
    --2 is one way to
    better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived form: noun healing1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody's (body part) ----s
  3. 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"
    --3 is one way to help, aid
    Derived form: noun healer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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