verb (used with object), cured, cur·ing.
verb (used without object), cured, cur·ing.
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Origin of cure
synonym study for cure
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Definition for cure (2 of 2)
noun, plural cu·rés [kyoo-reyz, kyoor-eyz; French ky-rey]. /kyʊˈreɪz, ˈkyʊər eɪz; French küˈreɪ/.
Origin of curé
Example sentences from the Web for cure
An MSNBC producer quit her job in the middle of a pandemic last month, calling the cable news industry “a cancer” without a cure.
For example, if you have cancer, God forbid, if there is a cure, you would pay a lot for that cure.Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research? (Ep. 430)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 27, 2020|Freakonomics
From its research, AGT believes a cure is attainable and is now taking the significant step of testing in humans.FDA approves human trial for treatment to cure HIV|Lou Chibbaro Jr.|August 17, 2020|Washington Blade
An approach for developing cures for genetic diseases is gene editing, a technique that makes changes directly to DNA.A bacterial toxin enables the first mitochondrial gene editor|Jack J. Lee|July 13, 2020|Science News
Each specialist has a unique set of skills—medic, scientist, researcher—and gameplay involves splitting time between treating infections and gathering the resources you need to invent a cure.Best cooperative board games for when you want to work together|PopSci Commerce Team|July 9, 2020|Popular Science
In 2007 he said he had discovered a cure for AIDS using natural herbs.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For Randy, a 50-year-old ex-Mormon gay man, this cure was a particularly bitter pill to swallow.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The transfusions are not a cure, but are a second line of defense for the body.
Regrow limbs, cure cancer, or rock a killer outfit à la Milla Jovovich in The Fifth Element.I Want My Damn Hoverboard! 12 Movie Inventions That Should Exist|Rich Goldstein|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The doctors seeking a longevity cure for humans should study The Simpsons, and it continues to be this big, international hit.Harry Shearer on Being Nixon, ‘The Simpsons Movie’ Sequel, and Why Obama Should Return His Nobel|Marlow Stern|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man with the automobile, the corn-cure, and the baby grew to be legendary in the villages of Provence.
Her stern was towards him, and all he saw of her was the ironical legend, “Cure your Corns.”
If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Its roots are good to cure Alila when he is seized by an attack of fever during the wet season.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
The best cure is to try to have those virtues which you would affect, and then they will appear naturally.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for cure (1 of 2)
- to treat or finish (a substance) by chemical or physical means
- to vulcanize (rubber)
- to allow (a polymer) to set often using heat or pressure
Derived forms of curecureless, adjectivecurer, noun
Word Origin for cure
British Dictionary definitions for cure (2 of 2)
Word Origin for curé
Medical definitions for cure
Idioms and Phrases with cure
see kill or cure; ounce of prevention (is worth a pound of cure); sure cure.