After curing the elderly of their semi-suicidal depression, winning the White House must seem like a snap.
But the 35th president also developed a novel method for curing head pain.
By the late 1600s, chemists and herbalists had begun to concoct their own scientific mixtures for curing the hangover.
Instead of curing the disease, to remove those symptoms by which alone its nature can be known!
I'd like to find some more efficient means of curing these deficiencies.
At the sight of this resolution, each one asked himself whether Charles, instead of curing the disease, was not augmenting it.
If you wanted to find a method for curing me, colonel, you've found it.
But this, after all, is simply a new application of the old practice of curing pork with salt.
The flavor is due partly to soil and climate, and partly to skill in curing.
The Japanese have settlements in the Southern portion, engaging in trade with the natives and catching and curing fish.
c.1300, "care, heed," from Latin cura "care, concern, trouble," with many figurative extensions, e.g. "study; administration; a mistress," and also "means of healing, remedy," from Old Latin coira-, from PIE root *kois- "be concerned." Meaning "medical care" is late 14c.
parish priest, from French curé (13c.), from Medieval Latin curatus (see curate).
late 14c., from Old French curer, from Latin curare "take care of," hence, in medical language, "treat medically, cure" (see cure (n.)). In reference to fish, pork, etc., first recorded 1743. Related: Cured; curing.
Most words for "cure, heal" in European languages originally applied to the person being treated but now can be used with reference to the disease, too. Relatively few show an ancient connection to words for "physician;" typically they are connected instead to words for "make whole" or "tend to" or even "conjurer." French guérir (with Italian guarir, Old Spanish guarir) is from a Germanic verb stem also found in in Gothic warjan, Old English wearian "ward off, prevent, defend" (see warrant (n.)).
Restoration of health; recovery from disease.
A method or course of treatment used to restore health.
An agent that restores health; a remedy.
To restore a person to health.
To effect a recovery from a disease or disorder.