Cure Cure, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cured} (k[=u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Curing}.] [OF. curer to take care, to heal, F., only, to cleanse, L. curare to take care, to heal, fr. cura. See {Cure},.] 1. To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to make well; -- said of a patient. [1913 Webster]

The child was cured from that very hour. --Matt. xvii. 18. [1913 Webster]

2. To subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to remove; to heal; -- said of a malady. [1913 Webster]

To cure this deadly grief. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power . . . to cure diseases. --Luke ix. 1. [1913 Webster]

3. To set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as from a bad habit. [1913 Webster]

I never knew any man cured of inattention. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

4. To prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or fish; to cure hay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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