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Definition 1: (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cured in the sense of this definition

(cured is similar to ...) prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process

"processed ores"

Definition 2: (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the hardening - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(cured is similar to ...) aged or processed

"seasoned wood"

Definition 3: freed from illness or injury - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where cured or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the patient appears cured
  • the incision is healed
  • appears to be entirely recovered
  • when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium

Synonyms for cured in the sense of this definition

(cured is similar to ...) in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

"appears to be entirely well" "the wound is nearly well" "a well man" "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"

Definition 4: (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cured in the sense of this definition

(cured is similar to ...) prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

Definition 5: (used especially of meat) cured in brine - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for cured in the sense of this definition

(cured is similar to ...) prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

Definition 6: (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(cured is similar to ...) prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use

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