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Definition of Cure

Cure

  1. Care, heed, or attention.
  2. Spiritual charge; care of soul; the office of a parish priest or of a curate; hence, that which is committed to the charge of a parish priest or of a curate; a curacy; as, to resign a cure; to obtain a cure.
  3. Medical or hygienic care; remedial treatment of disease; a method of medical treatment; as, to use the water cure.
  4. Act of healing or state of being healed; restoration to health from disease, or to soundness after injury.
  5. Means of the removal of disease or evil; that which heals; a remedy; a restorative.
  6. To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; -- said of a patient.
  7. To subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; -- said of a malady.
  8. To set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit.
  9. To prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay.
  10. To pay heed; to care; to give attention.
  11. To restore health; to effect a cure.
  12. To become healed.
  13. A curate; a pardon.
  14. Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; -- so called from its originator, Sebastian Kneipp (1821-97), a German priest.

Cure Quotations

I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something.
Maya Angelou

A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
Helen Keller

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
Mother Teresa

We may have found a cure for most evils; but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all, the apathy of human beings.
Helen Keller
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Cure Translations

cure in Afrikaans is behandel
cure in Danish is behandle
cure in Dutch is behandelen, cureren
cure in Finnish is parantaa
cure in German is heilen
cure in Italian is guarire
cure in Latin is medicor, rememdium
cure in Portuguese is cura
cure in Spanish is curacion, curar
cure in Swedish is botemedel, kurera, bota

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