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Definition of 'cure'


  1. a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
       Synonyms: remedy curative therapeutic


  1. provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to"
       Synonyms: bring around heal
  2. prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
  3. make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
  4. be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"

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