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therapy

ther·a·py

therapy

 
pronunciation:
the r pi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: therapies
definition: treatment meant to cure a disease or heal an injury.
Eric will need months of physical therapy before he can play football again.
 
similar words:
remedy
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Therapy comes from therapeia, an ancient Greek word that means "curing or healing."
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  disease, injury