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cure

cure

 
 
pronunciation:
kyur
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: something that makes a sick person healthy or well.
Scientists are searching for a cure for cancer.
synonyms:
remedy, treatment
similar words:
drug, medication, medicine
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cured, cures, curing
definition: to cause to become free of a disease.
Antibiotics cure many people who have infections.
similar words:
heal, treat
derivations: cureless (adj.), curer (n.)
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The word cure contains the following part:
cur2 Latin root that means to care