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 remedy
After such an indictment, you would expect the department to do all it could to remedy such failings.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remedy and Microsoft have teamed up to make a story that spans both the game itself and an accompanying live-action TV show.Gamers Want to Game: Video Games Aren't Blockbuster Movies|Alec Kubas-Meyer|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I tried a half-dozen other representatives, none who could remedy the blunder, all who cited different reasons for the occurrence.
The FDA is hoping to remedy the dearth of knowledge with a plea aimed at influential drugmakers.
Ullom had failed to summon help and had instead sought to remedy the situation by injecting her twice with cocaine.
This may be identical with that known as Κύλλον Πήρα, said to be a remedy for barrenness in women.
The remedy does not consist in the lessening or weakening of sovereignty by individual states.Under Four Administrations|Oscar S. Straus
No remedy can be had for this affliction, and I have never known it to cure spontaneously.
In these circumstances, the only remedy was to fly into Portugal.Alphonso and Marina|Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian
For the Remedy whereof they have excellent oyntments and oyls, which they make and keep to have ready when they have occasion.
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.