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1. therapy

noun. ['ˈθɛrəpi'] (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.).

Synonyms

  • iontophoresis
  • refrigeration
  • physical therapy
  • herbal therapy
  • radiotherapy
  • EMDA
  • medication
  • phytotherapy
  • medical care
  • actinotherapy
  • medical aid
  • radiation
  • thrombolytic therapy
  • electrical healing
  • infrared therapy
  • electric healing
  • inflation therapy
  • psychotherapy
  • occupational therapy
  • correction
  • hormone-replacement therapy
  • shock therapy
  • chemotherapy
  • botanical medicine
  • aromatherapy
  • megavitamin therapy
  • galvanism
  • radiation therapy
  • iontotherapy
  • ionic medication
  • physiotherapy
  • immunotherapy
  • HRT
  • heliotherapy
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • shock treatment
  • electromotive drug administration
  • speech therapy
  • irradiation
  • electrotherapy
  • insolation
  • thermotherapy

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • homeopathy

Etymology

  • θεραπεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • θεραπεύω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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How do you spell therapy? Is it theraphy ?

A common misspelling of therapy is theraphy

Example sentences of the word therapy


1. Noun, singular or mass
The therapy involves the parent and is usually done at the child's home.

Quotes containing the word therapy


1. The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

2. Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client's quality world.
- William Glasser

3. What's up?"I asked.You tell me,"he said. "You were the one about ready to start making out with Adrian."It was an experiment,"I said. "It was part of my therapy."What the hell kind of therapy are you in?
- Richelle Mead, Shadow Kiss

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