|1.||(tr) to get rid of (an ailment, fault, or problem); heal|
|2.||(tr) to restore to health or good condition|
|3.||(intr) to bring about a cure|
|4.||(tr) to preserve (meat, fish, etc) by salting, smoking, etc|
|a. to treat or finish (a substance) by chemical or physical means|
|b. to vulcanize (rubber)|
|c. to allow (a polymer) to set often using heat or pressure|
|6.||(tr) to assist the hardening of (concrete, mortar, etc) by keeping it moist|
|7.||a return to health, esp after specific treatment|
|8.||any course of medical therapy, esp one proved effective in combating a disease|
|9.||a means of restoring health or improving a condition, situation, etc|
|10.||the spiritual and pastoral charge of a parish: the cure of souls|
|11.||a process or method of preserving meat, fish, etc, by salting, pickling, or smoking|
|[(n) C13: from Old French, from Latin cūra care; in ecclesiastical sense, from Medieval Latin cūra spiritual charge; (vb) C14: from Old French curer, from Latin cūrāre to attend to, heal, from cūra care]|
Restoration of health; recovery from disease.
A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
An agent that restores health; a remedy.
To restore a person to health.
To effect a recovery from a disease or disorder.