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Verb: cure  kyûr
  1. (medicine) provide a cure for, make healthy again
    "The treatment cured the boy's acne";
    - bring around, 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"
Noun: cure  kyûr
  1. A medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieves pain
    - remedy, curative, therapeutic

Derived forms: curing, cured, cures

Type of: aid, change, harden, help, indurate, keep, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, preserve

Part of: intervention, treatment

Encyclopedia: Cure, Joseph