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therapy

ther·a·py

therapy

 
 
pronunciation:
the r pi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: therapies
definition 1: the curative treatment of disease or disability.
 
similar words:
remedy
definition 2: the power or quality of healing.
definition 3: any of several curative treatments by specific means or methods, such as physical therapy or psychotherapy.
 
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Therapy comes from therapeia, an ancient Greek word that means "curing or healing."
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