Definition of remedial:
furbished, educational, curative, restorative, clear, clinical, antimalarial, healing, therapeutic, new, bionic, emendatory, elementary, healthful, enhanced, reformatory, sanative, on the up and up, second-generation, compensatory, formal, amendatory, bettering, improved, advanced, academic, diachronic, for the better, aseptic, alterative, bloodless, correct, dressed up, health, combination, graduate, antibacterial, antenatal, officinal, didactic, rectifying, applied, broad-spectrum, reformative, remedying, curricular.
- healing (part of speech: verb)
- remedial (part of speech: adjective)
The Tenant League of North and South, formed in 1852, claimed in vain the simplest of the rights granted under pressure of violence in 1870 and 1881. Violence, indeed, was the only efficient lever in Ireland for any but secondary reforms until the last fifteen years of the century, when a remedial policy was spontaneously adopted, with the general consent of British statesmen and parties.- "The Framework of Home Rule", Erskine Childers.
While thus contending that large fortunes in the main were the product of " natural economic forces," Mr. Roosevelt admitted that some grave evils had arisen in connection with combinations and trusts, and foreshadowed in his proposed remedial legislation the policy of regulation and new nationalism.- "Contemporary American History, 1877-1913", Charles A. Beard.
As all the wants of the sick in the wards were supplied gratuitously, in addition to the remedial appliances needed for the out- patient work, the daily expenses were considerable; besides which, a number of native attendants were required, involving their support.- "A Retrospect", James Hudson Taylor.