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Meaning of cure

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
           [syn: {remedy}, {curative}, {cure}, {therapeutic}]
      v 1: provide a cure for, make healthy again; "The treatment
           cured the boy's acne"; "The quack pretended to heal
           patients but never managed to" [syn: {bring around},
           {cure}, {heal}]
      2: prepare by drying, salting, or chemical processing in order
         to preserve; "cure meats"; "cure pickles"; "cure hay"
      3: make (substances) hard and improve their usability; "cure
         resin"; "cure cement"; "cure soap"
      4: be or become preserved; "the apricots cure in the sun"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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