Meaning of REMEDY in English

I. noun


something used for the treatment of disease

a cold remedy

Synonyms: cure, medicament, medicant, medication, medicine, pharmacon, physic

Related Word: biologic, drug, medicinal, pharmaceutical


something that corrects or counteracts

no easy remedy for discontent

Synonyms: antidote, corrective, counteractant, counteractive, counteragent, countermeasure, counterstep, cure

Related Word: cure-all, elixir, panacea; nostrum

II. verb

Synonyms: cure , heal

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