Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
   

cure

 
 
pronunciation:
kyur
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb), Word Explorer, Word Parts
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
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cures, curing, cured
definition: to cause to become free of a disease.
Antibiotics cure many people who have infections.
similar words:
heal, treat
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: cureless (adj.), curer (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  disease, drug
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature