Synonyms of cure in English:

cure


See definition of cure

verb

1‘Casey had been cured, but he needed to convalesce’

SYNONYMS

heal, restore to health, make well, make better, restore, rehabilitate, treat successfully

archaic cleanse

2‘the belief that economic equality could cure all social ills’

SYNONYMS

rectify, remedy, put right, set right, right, set to rights, fix, mend, repair, heal, make better, ameliorate, alleviate, ease

solve, sort out, be the answer to, be the solution to

eliminate, do away with, end, put an end to, remove, counteract, correct

ANTONYMS

exacerbate, aggravate

3‘some farmers cured their own bacon’

SYNONYMS

preserve, smoke, salt, dry, kipper, pickle


noun

1‘a cure for cancer’

SYNONYMS

remedy, curative, medicine, medication, medicament, restorative, corrective, antidote, antiserum

therapy, healing, alleviation

nostrum, panacea, cure-all

archaic physic, specific

2‘he was beyond cure’

SYNONYMS

healing, restoration to health

3‘interest rate cuts are not the cure for the problem’

SYNONYMS

solution, answer, antidote, nostrum, panacea, cure-all, magic formula

informal quick fix, magic bullet