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Definition 1: act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for remedy in the sense of this definition

(remedy is a kind of ...) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

(... is a kind of remedy ) anything that remedies or heals or soothes

"he needed a salve for his conscience"

Definition 2: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for remedy in the sense of this definition

(remedy is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of remedy ) remedy that prevents or slows the course of an illness or disease

"the doctor recommended several preventatives"

(... is a kind of remedy ) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists

(... is a kind of remedy ) remedy that alleviates pain without curing

(... is a kind of remedy ) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

(... is a kind of remedy ) a remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease

"there is no magic bullet against cancer"

(... is a kind of remedy ) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

"a lotion for dry skin"

(... is a kind of remedy ) remedy that eases pain and discomfort

(... is a kind of remedy ) a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting

(... is a kind of remedy ) a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison

(... is a kind of remedy ) a remedy for hearing loss or deafness

(... is part of remedy) care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Definition 3: provide relief for - [verb of body]

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

  • remedy his illness

Synonyms for remedy in the sense of this definition

(remedy is a kind of ...) 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"

(remedy 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 4: set straight or right - [verb of change]

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

  • remedy these deficiencies
  • rectify the inequities in salaries
  • repair an oversight

Synonyms for remedy in the sense of this definition

(remedy is a kind of ...) make right or correct

"Correct the mistakes" "rectify the calculation"

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