Definitions of remedy

  1. set straight or right; " remedy these deficiencies"; " rectify the inequities in salaries"; " repair an oversight"
  2. a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
  3. provide relief for; " remedy his illness"
  4. The legal means to recover a right, or to obtain redress for a wrong.
  5. To apply a remedy to; to relieve; to cure; to heal; to repair; to redress; to correct; to counteract.
  6. That which relieves or cures a disease; any medicine or application which puts an end to disease and restores health; - with for; as, a remedy for the gout.
  7. That which cures or helps sickness; a helpful medicine; that which removes or corrects an evil; a relief.
  8. To cure or heal; to repair; to correct.
  9. Remedied.
  10. Remedying.
  11. Any medicine, appliance, or particular treatment that cures disease: that which counteracts any evil or repairs any loss.
  12. To remove, counteract, or repair:- pa. t. and pa. p. remedied.
  13. That which cures or counteracts an evil, or repairs a loss.
  14. To cure; counteract; repair, remediless.
  15. To cure or heal.
  16. To repair; correct.
  17. That which curse or relieves, as a medicine.
  18. That which cures a discase; that which counteracts an evil of any kind; that which cures uneasiness; that which repairs loss or disaster.
  19. To cure; to heal; to repair.
  20. That which cures a disease or restores health; a cure; a reparation; that which counteracts or repairs an evil of any kind; relief; redress.
  21. To cure; to heal; to remove or repair an evil of any kind.

Usage examples for remedy

  1. Thus Killigrew- to Ishmael, who was growing vaguely aware of a difference from his fellows that he could not remedy, the argument would have had no force. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. But is the ill less hard to bear, Because it has no remedy? – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  3. Is it anything in particular- anything which I can remedy? – The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart
  4. Well, go and remedy them and leave me to my work. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  5. If it be something that a man may remedy I will remedy it. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  6. But they pursued another plan: they carefully put all remedy still longer out of their reach by giving their contract for four years. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  7. But I say," he continued, " there must be something in that remedy of yours, after all. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  8. Then my trouble would be without remedy. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  9. If that's so, the best remedy is to part with her right away. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  10. To discuss the details of the remedy, so far as it can be done in a volume of this sort, belongs properly to a later chapter. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  11. The remedy for all these seems very clear when once we find it. – As a Matter of Course by Annie Payson Call
  12. Here was a simple and practical remedy, and I found it worked well. – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  13. It is the remedy most to their taste. – Our Journey to the Hebrides by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  14. I mean to remedy my ignorance. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  15. The remedy is a wonderful one." – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. People say oil is the best remedy in such cases. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  17. To remedy this evil, it was necessary to have a commander with full power, to act as he thought proper. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  18. There is no remedy against fate. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  19. It's a strange story, said the chief executive at length, and the remedy you suggest is even stranger- but this far I will go. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. He has had his books sent to him from Vange, and has persuaded himself that continued study is the one remedy for his troubles, whatever they may be. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins