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Definition 1: get healthy again - [verb of body]

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

  • The wound is healing slowly

(heal is a kind of ...) get better

"The weather improved toward evening"

(... is a kind of heal ) form a scab

"the wounds will eventually scab"

(... is a kind of heal ) grow new skin over an injury

(... is a kind of heal ) form granulating tissue

"wounds and ulcers can granulate"

Definition 2: provide a cure for, make healthy again - [verb of body]

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

  • The treatment cured the boy's acne
  • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

Synonyms for heal in the sense of this definition

(heal is a kind of ...) improve the condition of

"These pills will help the patient"

(... is a kind of heal ) restore to good health or strength

(heal implies ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(heal belongs to category ...) the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

"he studied medicine at Harvard"

Definition 3: heal or recover - [verb of change]

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

  • My broken leg is mending

Synonyms for heal in the sense of this definition

(heal is a kind of ...) get better

"The weather improved toward evening"

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