Synonym of cure

Alternative for cure

cures, cured, curing

Synonym: heal, remedy, restore,

Noun

A drug or other preparation for the treatment or prevention of disease
medicine remedy antidote medication corrective medicament treatment curative physic therapy alleviation drug restorative specific vaccine balm inoculation nostrum panacea pharmaceutical therapeutic vaccination antibiotic antiserum counteragent elixir medicant medicinal pharmacon rectifier aid antiseptic antitoxin catholicon counteractant countermeasure dose fix help pill placebo potion prescription salve serum tablet tonic course of treatment healing agent elixir vitae cure-all biologic sedative healing theriac opiate essence poison depressant pharmaceutic relief answer solution magic bullet stimulant narcotic dope therapeutics patent medicine quick fix diacatholicon panpharmacon preparation sovereign remedy universal remedy preventive wonder drug mixture cure for all ills care surgery ointment rehabilitation doctoring hospitalization liniment lotion operation regimen diet quack remedy heal-all hospitalisation universal cure perfect solution magic potion magic formula analysis prophylactic painkiller medical drug redress reparation recovery assistance proprietary rehab restora-tive anaesthetic anesthetic tincture capsule injection counteractive neutralizer treacle modern medicine Western medicine antivenin thing way out electrical converter power converter AC-DC converter remedial treatment analgesic mitigation assuagement amelioration mithridate antivenene rubric heritage tradition rule convention custom healing treatment resolution neutralizing agent counterstep negator nullifier easing improvement method of healing counteracting agent cream edict decree ordinance forescript law prescript regulation plan scheme formula unguent sovereign cure lubricant quack medicine big idea home remedy unction balsam emollient dressing rub embrocation pomade emolient counterirritant cerate ministrations nursing medicaments drugs medical attention medical care course of drugs course of medication anodyne palliative tranquilizer morphine aspirin alleviative demulcent substance poultice product pain reliever tranquillizer extract concentrate application syrup distillation distillate pith principle quintessence draft philosopher's stone elixir of life draught pick-me-up

Noun

The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure

Noun

Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
redress compensation reparation restitution recompense requital satisfaction damages indemnity amends indemnification justice atonement quittance rectification remedy retribution aid ease help payment recoupment relief remuneration repayment reprisals assistance comeback correction amendment balancing change conciliation offsetting reestablishment reformation rehabilitation reimbursement remission remodelling remodeling renewal repair reprisal return revision reward reworking vengeance settlement remittance retaliation solatium pay penance revenge consideration payback expiation meed guerdon salary wage punishment fee stipend offset earnings redemption payoff allowance benefit propitiation honorarium profit counterclaim reckoning gain defrayal tit for tat an eye for an eye counterstroke counterattack recrimination reciprocity deserts salt meet take coverage remittal premium bread shake bonus scale advantage ultion take-home getting even quid pro quo counterblow lex talionis penalty setoff apology comp a Roland for an Oliver emolument comeuppance avengement avenging a tooth for a tooth blow for blow measure for measure an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth eye for an eye penitence reparations restoration fine dues judgement wages forfeiture refund judgment squaring things retributive justice act of vengeance paying back a taste of your own medicine money vindication remediation purgation replacement substitution blood money claim costs absolution forfeit recaliation mulct damage attrition salvo as good as one gets making good a game at which two can play something returned reinstatement rebate act of contrition sacrifice sanction sentence wreak vindictiveness avengment counterplay attack counterinsurgency ruling settling of score settling of scores evening of score determination conviction punition decree verdict hire reciprocation rule condemnation reaction reply response means of redress means of reparation rap decision pronouncement riposte fees rate price emoluments punitive action packet paycheck income handout revenue nemesis net pay takings gross pay profits take-home pay lucre proceeds revanche measure alimony advance pension pay-off sum annuity down defrayment support subsidy cash bounty portion amortization amortisation outlay expense part acquittal pay envelope award poetic justice due reward just deserts just reward prize perquisite commission dividend incentive cut accolade desert due gravy interest perk tip inducement gift honour percentage right share merit honor carrot perks crown winnings gratuity grant charge sweetener purse entitlement garland goodies slice appreciation plum merits present fringe benefit feather in cap returns decoration chastisement discipline castigation wrath yield endowment bacon scholarship amount prize money kickback piece end piece of the action bite what's coming to you what you deserve cue need prerogative privilege rights grease card refund prem deserving retainer donation rewards accrual benefits gate accruement perquisites pickings payroll expenses largesse koha lagniappe something in return chargeback barter earned income net gross pot title tooth for a tooth rightful treatment fair treatment whack cost stake extra quota complimentary fee baksheesh commish boon plume kudo distinction allotment stakes allocation lot instalment installment bribe toll slice of the cake figure store stock value spiff give-back discharge give-up money back acquittance discount consolation ration something to sweeten pot bill tariff account just punishment deserved fate regard proportion stint freight ante backhander payola graft helping limit apportionment enticement blue ribbon handouts fare house rake-off handle subscription juice price tag take-in chunk sop remitment giving paying cheque disbursement taste bequest budget permitted amount permitted quantity pin money inheritance legacy quantity fellowship pittance stipendium allurement monies boodle softener oil transmittal transfer hand-outs hush money negotiable instrument transfer of funds money order money under the table plus

Verb

To solve (a problem)
solve correct fix rectify mend alleviate repair resolve right settle counteract end remedy ameliorate ease eliminate remove put right deal with set right set to rights straighten out do away with sort out make better be the answer to be the solution to put to rights put an end to get to the bottom of improve amend adjust heal better square restore reform patch up redress emend revise debug make good renew reconstruct doctor make right regenerate rehabilitate retrieve regulate harmonize scrub upgrade change red-pencil recalibrate harmonise clean up fix up shape up turn around dial back rejuvenate make up for revitalize revivify recharge refresh revive resuscitate freshen refreshen alter help renovate rework recondition overhaul rebuild remodel reorganize balance refine patch reclaim iron out revamp reorganise launder revitalise clear up recompense go over pick up fiddle with set straight make over put in order compensate for set the record straight clean up act make amends for pay one's dues turn things around avenge straighten compose reward do justice go straight smooth over reconcile benefit boost raise straighten up meliorate enhance advance promote elevate perfect enrich tweak relieve become better make improvements to step up cancel countercheck negate frustrate negative neutralize vindicate compensate neutralise annul recompense for even up refashion service revolutionize reshape redesign adapt remake recast balance out turn over new leaf make restitution make restitution for make reparation for restore the balance make reparation even out level out pay for make amends reconstitute restyle convert redo transform strengthen remould reorientate reorient restructure sort energize reanimate reinvigorate vary uplift customize permutate permute tailor see to rehab modernise rearrange make adjustments to remold bring up to code make alterations to modernize customise revolutionise recreate brace fortify refit fettle enliven stimulate retread set up get working refurbish face-lift bring back reinforce build up energise breathe new life into give new strength to rescue make healthy put back together restore to working order make as good as new do up tune up recover edit rewrite rescript redraft reword polish modify review retouch do over touch up pay dues get with it update rephrase copy-edit hone develop redraw finish rebrand brush up check lift proofread check over fine-tune spruce up emendate smarten cut turn the corner rehash redeem blue-pencil prepare smarten up redecorate progress transmute transfigure beautify expiate increase tidy up cultivate atone for remediate check through make up redact mitigate clarify censor augment gussy up tighten change for the better amplify redevelop analyse analyze delete tidy neaten strike out work on mutate resurrect atone appease requite reorder evolve reenforce look over transmogrify shift remove errors diversify turn the tables turn make tidy make recompense for make level switch over beef up do penance shift gears make good for make redress for put on the right track subedit rise heighten expurgate bowdlerize sharpen purify recuperate remap put something to rights qualify bowdlerise make perfect make strides perk up take off conciliate furnish compare scrutinise scan scrutinize reexamine optimise optimize turn one around become aid make changes to fine tune phony up correct mid-course make different build on go through bone up spell-check offset attend to restitute replace transcend excel improve on look through mark up copyedit bring around facilitate bolster remaster groom dress up deck primp spiff provide appreciate further square up clean up one's act take care of forgive absolve excuse purge diagnose untangle troubleshoot delouse unscramble unravel maintain assuage forward streamline metamorphose temper save fine moderate vitalize sustain posh up make smarter tart up doll up make neater spruce jazz up brighten up doctor up re-create pay contemporize embellish square things do penance for rationalize innovate re-equip answer rationalise complete consummate finalize fashion morph bring up to date transubstantiate reshuffle shape rejig diverge transpose retool mold alchemize translate propitiate work the bugs out of metamorphosize modulate readjust make redress pay the price say sorry make recompense redeem oneself absolve oneself take one's medicine apologise apologize pay the penalty finalise sleek practice practise slick mature round get the latest version of bring into the twenty-first century regularize equalize affect denature stir up change completely rejigger reconfigure sing different tune switch mould make innovations interchange warp cook transfer commute turn upside down tune tamper with finish off arrange condense make improvement improve performance clean up your act pull your socks up get your act together mellow turn over a new leaf get it together uncurl put the finishing touches to put the final touches to assemble regularise equalise unkink align annotate shorten abridge order uncoil unbend approve trim draft splice publish assign draught report compile discard style excise feature butcher massage prescribe set make straight make plumb put vertical even level smooth down put straight organise put perpendicular flatten untwist put upright organize unfold boil down fly speck write over prepare for publication

Verb

To recover or improve, especially from an injury or illness
mend heal recover convalesce recuperate rehabilitate improve rally recoup rehab remedy knit get better get well be all right be cured be on the road to recovery be well pull through set up be on the path to recovery draw together come back pull round snap back gain bounce back pick up revive perk up turn the corner be on the mend take a turn for the better ameliorate make progress look up make a comeback get over something buck up get back to normal rejuvenate rebound regain one's health restore your health come along make headway regain one's strength get back on one's feet snap out of it be out of the woods pull out of it renew overcome get over regain your health return to form get back on your feet restore become livelier gain strength regain health develop restore your form build up your strength take on a new lease of life advance progress invigorate envigorate be heartened come round brighten up cheer up refresh return to health show improvement take heart liven up start anew feel yourself again feel better pep up get in shape make a recovery get back on feet regenerate rest revivify come on move resuscitate resurrect take steps forward strengthen become better be on the up and up shape up grow better assuage become healthy be restored be on the up become whole become more cheerful feel happier echo reflect be take on a new lease of life turn a corner be given on a new lease of life recuperate quickly pull around wake up animate spice up enliven shake get into the mood awaken be refreshed brighten cheer renew one's strength get back return to normal get stronger feel oneself again respond to treatment grow increase better shake something off come around forge ahead sober up get out of the woods endure get beyond survive live through pass though shake off take turn for better be out of woods get out from under come through change for the better make it weather triumph reform get back in shape emerge from something brace up come up smiling get your second wind come from behind be given a new lease of life regain strength get act together regain your strength surge get it together turn things around get second wind turn around grow stronger get through ride out get well again buoy up hearten lighten uplift encourage stimulate ginger up take off give a lift get going inspirit make happier raise someone's spirits

Adjective

Dilapidated, distressed, worn-out, torn
tatty shabby seedy dilapidated scruffy threadbare ratty mangy tumbledown mean grungy dumpy tattered tatterdemalion miserable tacky neglected scrubby ragged timeworn sleazy worn rundown decrepit frayed squalid shoddy ramshackle bedraggled faded dingy rickety decaying ruined crummy decayed deteriorated wretched deteriorating poor ruinous tired desolate pitiful slipshod degenerated disreputable bare disfigured meagre meager pot moth-eaten run-down beat-up dog-eared broken-down worn-out down-at-the-heels bombed-out down-at-heel worse for wear gone to seed poverty-stricken all the worse for wear raggedy worn out battered unkempt grotty run down old scuzzy grubby down at heel falling to pieces torn holey sorry in tatters crumbling slummy well worn in rags untidy ripped ragtag damaged sordid filthy insalubrious in disrepair derelict falling apart yucky beat up the worse for wear weather-beaten scraggy shaggy uncared-for frazzled patched having seen better days rent in shreds rough on its last legs raggedy-ass warby in holes worn to shreds shacky scungy rumpty dodgy frowzy broken falling apart at the seams base poorly maintained poorly made badly dressed badly worn full of holes split cheap shambly seamy slovenly in ribbons unpleasant low messy dowdy skanky disheveled destroyed impaired dishevelled rugged down-at-the-heel slimy out at elbows shredded paltry in ruins down and dirty gone to rack and ruin in a bad way torn to pieces seen better days badly maintained dirty crude tawdry vulgar time-worn trashy depressed unmaintained disintegrating unprepossessing used injured second-rate outmoded clapped out sloppy dismal old-fashioned wrecked used-up skeezy untended shaky low-class limp well-worn falling down tumble-down beaten-up clapped-out outworn poor-looking underprivileged deprived ancient withering tottering decrepit. in ruins smirched dishonest crooked scabby uncared desultory unpressed contemptible unfinished scroungy rank mucky indigent impoverished sick sticky gunky gungy overworked overused well-thumbed well-read peaked shattered crumbly unsound marred antiquated superannuated unravelled unravelling yellowed broken down busted dinged totaled lined wizened out of date knocked around in bad repair out of condition below par in bad condition under par raunchy unimproved beat bad mediocre cast-off substandard low-rent middling lousy ordinary low-grade menial two-bit sad tasteless gaudy down at the heel fallen-in ill-maintained uncared for beaten up fallen in rinky-dink worn-down wrung out pegged out unraveling worn through distressed unraveled démodé kitsch showy nasty garish cut lacerated slit manky worn thin hand-me-down droopy overgrown wilted drooping sickly wilting ailing sagging flagging flash Brummagem common loud severed cracked separated flashy naff used up slobbish ostentatious out-of-date unbecoming waxy unsuitable poky stodgy frumpy daggy ungroomed slobby sloven frowsy cheap and nasty wrenched burst gashed fractured ruptured mangled sliced slashed cleaved snapped dishabille slatternly unpolished blowsy blowzy cut open mussed up ruffled uncombed matted coarse windblown unneat in bad taste fragile precarious rotten in a state of disrepair creaky creaking flimsy collapsing decomposing rotting on your last legs spoiled abandoned unsafe insecure unsteady breaking up caving in falling in unstable frail wobbly weak infirm rocky spoilt faulty defective unhealthy haggard disordered wild in poor condition breaking eroding slumlike subsiding moldering putrefying peeling mouldering slum-like coming apart at the seams forgotten unattended unloved historic overcrowded godforsaken done dateless hazardous perilous dangerous treacherous unweeded uncultivated wonky teetery uncouth unkept worm-eaten useless unusable weedgrown contaminated infected septic unwholesome blighted quavering shaking effete anile crippled insubstantial imperfect jerry-built feeble woebegone coming undone unsavoury unsavory about to collapse about to break rachitic wavering tottery unbalanced rattletrap geriatric condemned fordone undone irreparable undid shot irremediable unoccupiable unlivable blasted munted hurt robbed plundered pillaged defaced botched mutilated uninhabited harried harmed about to fall apart uninhabitable corroded disintegrated crumbled gaunt drained unwell pinched exhausted fatigued drawn coarsened debauched raddled hollow-eyed malfunctioning inoperative washed out on one's last legs with sunken cheeks kaput down bust not working non-functioning dud not functioning finished duff knackered disorganized disorderly playing up gone haywire acting up gone phut done for conked out conked-out out of order jumbled disarrayed cluttered out of commission on the blink chaotic muddled on the fritz not in working order mussed tumbled rumpled mussy tousled confused disarranged messed littered in a state pell-mell disorganised messed up upside-down unruly topsy-turvy hugger-mugger in a mess higgledy-piggledy

Antonym of cure

cure Idiom, Proverb

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