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remedy

[rem-i-dee]
noun, plural remedies.
1.
something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment.
2.
something that corrects or removes an evil of any kind.
3.
Law. legal redress; the legal means of enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
4.
Coining. a certain allowance at the mint for deviation from the standard weight and fineness of coins; tolerance.
verb (used with object), remedied, remedying.
5.
to cure, relieve, or heal.
6.
to restore to the natural or proper condition; put right: to remedy a matter.
7.
to counteract or remove: to remedy an evil.

Origin:
1175–1225; (noun) Middle English remedie < Anglo-French < Latin remedium, equivalent to re- re- + med(ērī) to heal, assuage, remedy (cf. medical) + -ium -ium; (v.) late Middle English remedien (< Middle French remedier) < Latin remediāre, derivative of remedium

nonremedy, noun, plural nonremedies.
unremedied, adjective


1. cure, restorative, specific, medicament, medication. 2. corrective, antidote. 5. See cure. 6. repair, correct, redress, renew.


5. worsen.
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remedy (ˈrɛmɪdɪ)
 
n (usually foll by for or against) (usually foll by for or against) , pl -dies
1.  any drug or agent that cures a disease or controls its symptoms
2.  anything that serves to put a fault to rights, cure defects, improve conditions, etc: a remedy for industrial disputes
3.  the legally permitted variation from the standard weight or quality of coins; tolerance
 
vb
4.  to relieve or cure (a disease, illness, etc) by or as if by a remedy
5.  to put to rights (a fault, error, etc); correct
 
[C13: from Anglo-Norman remedie, from Latin remedium a cure, from remedērī to heal again, from re- + medērī to heal; see medical]
 
remediable
 
adj
 
re'mediably
 
adv
 
'remediless
 
adj

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remedy
early 13c., from Anglo-Fr. remedie, O.Fr. remede, from L. remedium "a cure, remedy, medicine" from re-, intensive prefix (or perhaps lit., "again"), + mederi "to heal" (see medical). The verb is attested from early 15c.
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remedy rem·e·dy (rěm'ĭ-dē)
n.
Something, such as medicine or therapy, that relieves pain, cures disease, or corrects a disorder. v. rem·e·died, rem·e·dy·ing, rem·e·dies
To relieve or cure a disease or disorder.

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