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remedy

 
Noun remedy has 2 senses
  1. redress, remedy, remediation - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    --1 is a kind of correction, rectification
    --1 has particulars: salve
    Derived form: verb remedy1
  2. remedy, curative, cure - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    --2 is a kind of medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --2 is a part of treatment
    --2 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 remedy2
Verb remedy has 2 senses
  1. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend - set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
    --1 is one way to correct, rectify, right
    Derived form: noun remedy1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. remedy, relieve - provide relief for; "remedy his illness"
    --2 is one way to treat, care for
    Derived form: noun remedy2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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