Pronunciation of Cure
/kjˈʊ͡ə/, /kjˈʊ‍ə/, /k_j_ˈʊə/

Antonyms for cure:

harm, damage, injure, injury, hurt.

Synonyms for cure:

Sense 1

expedient, certify, arbitration, home visit, hospitalize, diagnose, marginalize, visit, clincher, residency, problem solving, open sesame, salt down, footwork, countermeasure, quick-freeze, nursing, Swiss army knife, localize, cure-all, constrict, refrigerate, nurse, restoration, health, stipulate, bedside manner, family practice, the Hippocratic oath, overregulate, stopgap, heuristics, Socialized Medicine, pharmaceuticals, quick fix, curtail, band aid, harden, hedge with, tighten up, medical certificate, triage, tertiary care, flash-freeze, lateral thinking, process of elimination, peg out, repeat prescription, internship, demarcate, damage control, circumscribe, delimit, primary health care, caseload, parish.

Sense 2

insurance, magic wand, medicament, mark off, homogenize, placebo, reconciliation, magic bullet, compromise, offset, way out, recovery, solution, prescribe, regulate, prognosis, confine, shock therapy, commit, delineate, treatment, navigation, nostrum, dehydration, readmit, soft landing, weapon, tighten, restrict, physic, crisis management, examine.

Sense 3

dominate, initiative, determine, test, irradiation, concession, treat, doctor, preparation, arrangement, preserve, pickle, ration, provide, irradiate, practice, govern.

Sense 4

police, combat, conquer, keep down, limit, settlement, curb, release, admit, seize, satisfaction, keep to.

Sense 5

bottle, contain, put on, resolution.

Sense 6

tame, smoke, stem.

Sense 7


Sense 8

answer, condition, process, freeze.

Sense 9


Sense 10

tie, cap, handle.

Sense 11


Sense 12


Sense 13


Sense 18


Sense 35





bring back, recondition.

Sense 1 (noun)


Sense 2 (noun)

health, confine, caseload, doctor, bedside manner, admit, medicament, diagnose, nostrum, examine, certify, commit, physic.

Sense 3 (noun)

countermeasure, answer, heuristics, compromise, process of elimination, solution, resolution, way out.

Sense 4 (noun)

dehydration, bottle, homogenize, can, irradiate, flash-freeze, dry, freeze.

Sense 5 (noun)

curb, contain, regulate, control, restrict, keep down, determine, limit.

Sense 6 (noun)

pharmaceuticals, cure-all, panacea.

cure (noun)

remedy, curative, heal.

cure-all (noun)


drug (noun)

medicament, tonic.

medical care (noun)


relief (noun)

consolation, appeasement, panacea, relief, easement, mercy, aid, mildness, comfort, alleviation, help, assuagement, respite, solace, remedy.

remedy (noun)

dose, correction, corrective, germicide, medication, tonic, ointment, drug, prescription, therapy, pill, antidote, balm, potion, salve, medicine, elixir, pharmaceutical, emetic.

solution to problem, often health (noun)

help, medication, physic, corrective, medicament, recovery, remedy, antidote, quick fix, placebo, countermeasure, panacea, elixir, redress, medicine, nostrum, drug, alleviation, treatment, therapeutic, fix, aid.

body (verb)

bring around, heal.

cook, age food (verb)

harden, preserve, dry, smoke, pickle, keep.

heal (verb)

invigorate, convalesce, revive, heal, make well, rehabilitate, recuperate, restore.

heal, ease bad situation (verb)

mend, alleviate, nurse, restore, doctor, rehabilitate, improve, treat, relieve, dose.

relieve (verb)

assuage, relieve, ease, appease, console, lull, alleviate.

restore (verb)

recondition, fix, mend, reconstitute, rejuvenate, improve, overhaul, renovate, darn.

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