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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cure  \Cure\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cured}  (k?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. 
 
  The  child  was  cured  from  that  very  hour.  --Matt. 
  xvii.  18. 
 
  2.  To  subdue  or  remove  by  remedial  means  to  remedy;  to 
  remove;  to  heal;  --  said  of  a  malady. 
 
  To  cure  this  deadly  grief.  --Shak. 
 
  Then  he  called  his  twelve  disciples  together,  and 
  gave  them  power  .  .  .  to  cure  diseases.  --Luke  ix 
  1. 
 
  3.  To  set  free  from  (something  injurious  or  blameworthy),  as 
  from  a  bad  habit. 
 
  I  never  knew  any  man  cured  of  inattention.  --Swift. 
 
  4.  To  prepare  for  preservation  or  permanent  keeping;  to 
  preserve,  as  by  drying,  salting,  etc.;  as  to  cure  beef  or 
  fish;  to  cure  hay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cured 
  adj  1:  freed  from  illness  or  injury;  "the  patient  appears  cured"; 
  "the  incision  is  healed";  "appears  to  be  entirely 
  recovered";  "when  the  recovered  patient  tries  to 
  remember  what  occurred  during  his  delirium"-  Normon 
  Cameron  [syn:  {healed},  {recovered}] 
  2:  (used  of  rubber,  e.g.)  treated  by  a  chemical  or  physical 
  process  to  improve  its  properties  (hardness  and  strength 
  and  odor  and  elasticity)  [syn:  {vulcanized}] 
  3:  (used  of  concrete  or  mortar)  kept  moist  to  assist  the 
  hardening 
  4:  (used  of  hay  e.g.)  allowed  to  dry 
  5:  (used  especially  of  meat)  cured  in  brine  [syn:  {corned}] 
  6:  (used  of  tobacco)  aging  as  a  preservative  process  (`aged'  is 
  pronounced  as  one  syllable)  [syn:  {aged}] 




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