[ hee-ler ]
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  1. a person or thing that heals wounds, cures illness, restores health, or otherwise makes well and whole.

  1. (in a video game) a category of job classes in a role-playing game, tasked with restoring the health of other player characters in a party, but poorly equipped to either withstand damage from an enemy or deal damage to an enemy: Healers are essential to any raiding party, but Priest and even Shaman jobs are hard to solo in the early levels.: See also DD (def. 2), tank (def. 4).

Origin of healer

First recorded in 1175–1225; Middle English helere “Savior, medicine”; see origin at heal, -er1

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