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remedy

rem·e·dy

remedy

 
 
pronunciation:
re mih di
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: remedies
definition 1: something used to take away pain or heal a disease.
Aspirin can be a good remedy for a headache.
synonyms:
cure, salve, therapy, tonic
definition 2: something that corrects or fixes a wrong.
They hope the new stop sign will be a remedy for speeding drivers in our neighborhood.Is there a remedy for laziness?
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: remedied, remedies, remedying
definition 1: to make better; heal.
This medicine will remedy that cough.
synonyms:
cure, relieve, treat
similar words:
ease
definition 2: to set right or fix.
Whenever she makes a mistake, she tries to remedy it.The new principal hopes to remedy the noise in the hallways.
synonyms:
fix, repair, restore, right
similar words:
correct, mend
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