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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.
 
Word History
Therapy comes from therapeia, an ancient Greek word that means "curing or healing."
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