Definition of remedy :
1. That which corrects or counteracts an evil of any kind; a corrective; a counteractive; reparation; cure; - followed by for or against, formerly by to.
2. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; - with for; as, a remedy for the gout.
3. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.
4. To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract.
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relieve (part of speech: verb)
recompense (part of speech: verb)
remedy (part of speech: noun)
restitution (part of speech: noun)
heal (part of speech: verb)
relief (part of speech: noun)
correct (part of speech: verb)
- The fast sets you a new standard, you discover how nature meant you to enjoy life, and never again are you content with that kind of half existence with which you managed to worry along before you discovered this remedy. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
- We shall find in the same page the name of the disease and the remedy. - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.
- The remedy in this case is to set the eccentric back. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.