noun, plural rem·e·dies.
verb (used with object), rem·e·died, rem·e·dy·ing.
- remedial reading,
- remember the alamo!,
- remember the maine,
- remembrance day
Origin of remedy
Examples from the Web for remedied
Leto remedied the situation with his SAG speech, and remedied it beautifully.The SAG Awards Best Speeches…And What They Mean for Oscar|Kevin Fallon|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The scandal over the suspended death benefits for the families of fallen service members was remedied with checks from a charity.The Shutdown’s Human Cost: A Family’s Hopes at NIH Put on Hold|Michael Daly|October 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The indelible effects produced by heredity are not to be remedied.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
"Then since the evil cannot be remedied it must be endured," said Atherton.The Manchester Rebels of the Fatal '45|William Harrison Ainsworth
He draws attention to what he conceives to be their defects and suggests how they might be remedied.British Secret Service During the Great War|Nicholas Everitt
But, though there was no organic disorder, there were plenty of abuses to be remedied.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
This resulted in several alarming explosions; but the danger is to be remedied before next year.
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for remedy
c.1200, "cure for a disease or disorder; means of counteracting an evil," from Anglo-French remedie, Old French remede "remedy, cure" (12c., Modern French remède) and directly from Latin remedium "a cure, remedy, medicine, antidote, that which restores health," from re-, intensive prefix (or perhaps literally, "again;" see re-), + mederi "to heal" (see medical (adj.)). Figurative use from c.1300.
c.1400, from Old French remedier or directly from Latin remediare, from remedium (see remedy (n.)). Related: Remedied; remedying.