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1. remedy

verb. ['ˈrɛmədi'] set straight or right.

Synonyms

  • right
  • amend
  • repair
  • correct
  • remediate

Antonyms

  • nonintervention
  • intensifying
  • wrong
  • wrongness

Etymology

  • remedie (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word remedy


1. Noun, singular or mass
This tea may be a helpful natural remedy for insomnia, anxiety or stress.

Quotes containing the word remedy


1. There is no remedy for love but to love more.
- Henry David Thoreau

2. Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
- Kurt Vonnegut

3. Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
- Henry Ford

2. remedy

noun. ['ˈrɛmədi'] act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil.

Synonyms

  • correction
  • remediation
  • rectification
  • redress

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • unhealthful
  • prescription medicine
  • over-the-counter medicine

Etymology

  • remedie (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. remedy

noun. ['ˈrɛmədi'] a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain.

Synonyms

  • ointment
  • lotion
  • preventative
  • magic bullet
  • unction
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • counterpoison
  • balm
  • medicament
  • nauseant
  • vomit
  • cure
  • emetic
  • application
  • alleviator
  • therapeutic
  • intervention
  • lenitive
  • acoustic
  • vomitive
  • alleviant
  • cure-all
  • salve
  • preventive
  • nostrum
  • prophylactic
  • panacea
  • catholicon
  • medicine
  • antidote
  • palliative
  • curative
  • unguent

Antonyms

  • prescription drug
  • keep down
  • soften
  • stay

Etymology

  • remedie (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. remedy

verb. ['ˈrɛmədi'] provide relief for.

Synonyms

  • relieve
  • care for

Antonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • noninterference

Etymology

  • remedie (Middle English (1100-1500))
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